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RAF / Air Ministry Mae West 'ditching' whistle


Code: MW22971

The classic 'snail' whistle often seen hanging from the 1941 pattern Mae West or aircrew blouse.  Chrome plated brass.  Air Ministry King's crown markings and reference numbers '23/230' to one side with further reference numbers to the reverse '293/14/L1795'.  Some loss of plating but in good overall used condition.  There are now numerous fakes on the market, some very convincing.  We guarantee this to be an orginal period item and not one of these copies.  Stock code MW22971.