Item - Original Antique (1914-20) Numbered 881 GPO (General Post Office) Metropolitan Whistle produced by J. Hudson & Co of 244 Barr St, Birmingham, England. This particular example is also stamped to the top with the provisional patent 5727-08... which was granted to Hudson's in 1908 and also has the full stop after the 244 denoting the period of 1914-20.
Maker - J. Hudson & Co. of 244 Barr Street, Birmingham, England
Circa - 1914-20
Construction - Nickel Plated Brass
Country of Origin - England
Dimensions - 3.25" in length
Weight - 35 gram
Condition - Excellent Used Condition (please see all photos)
Other Interesting Points - For More Information regarding Post Workers Whistle's please see this amazing article from Julian Stray (Senior Curator) at The Postal Museum
(Please see all Photos).
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