Product Sections

All our stock is old, original, in excellent order and ready for use. We carry no modern or reproductions. We welcome your telephone calls +44 (0)1488 682317 or by email to hofgartner@belowstairs.co.uk for further information on any of the catalogue items or your other requirements or if you have any difficulties ordering through our system.

Online Catalogue > Whistles


US Army 1943 Whistle W50
US Army 1943 Whistle W50
Original, quality green bakelite whistle of the "referee" shape with a brass rivet in the hanging eye at the rear and embossed "US Army 1943" and 'E' within a diamond logo. Very loud and complete and in good and working order. 2.25" x 1" x 1".  
Click on photo for larger and other views.
Price: 85.00


Boy Scout Whistle W49
Original, quality post war nickel plated whistle with a split ring to the top and impressed "The Acme Boy Scouts England". Complete and in good and working order. 3.5" including ring and 0.75" diam. 
Click on photo for larger and other view.
Price: 36.00


Boy Scout Whistle W49



1912 Hudson's Whistle W48
1912 Hudson's Whistle W48
Original, quality First World War nickel plated whistle impressed "J. Hudson & Co 13 Barr St Birmingham 1912" and "Hudsons Patent". Complete and in good and working order. 3.25" x 0.75" diam. 
Click on photo for larger and other view.
Price: 65.00


BR Scottish Railway Whistle W46
Original, quality 1950's Acme Thunderer nickel plated whistle with a split ring to the top. This example is impressed to the front "Made in England" and to one side BR (Sc). Complete and in good and working order. 2.25" long x 0.75" wide and 1" tall. 
Click on photo for larger and other views.
Price: 65.00


BR Scottish Railway Whistle W46



Girl Guide Mistress Whistle W45
Girl Guide Mistress Whistle W45
Original, quality 1930's / 40's nickel plated whistle impressed "The Acme Girl Guide Mistress" and "England". This example has the standard ring loop to the top and is complete and in good and working order. 3" long and 0.5" diam. 
Click on photo for larger and other view.
Price: 56.00


1940 Whistle W43
Original, quality Second World War nickel whistle of the police issue shape, detailed '1940' and for the manufacturer J Hudson and Co Birmingham. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 3.25" x 0.75". 
Click on photo for larger and other view.
Price: 56.00


1940 Whistle W43



1938 Whistle W42
1938 Whistle W42
Original, quality Second World War nickel whistle of the police issue shape, detailed '1938' and for the manufacturer J Hudson and Co, Barr Street, Hockley Birmingham. The ring is stamped '433' for the previous owner. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 3.25" x 0.75". 
Click on photo for larger and other view
Price: 56.00


G P O Whistle W39
Original, quality post war nickel plated whistle impressed for manufactured "J Hudson and Co, Barr St. Hockley Birmingham" and "G P O" for the General Post Office. These were used by the Postmen delivering letters door to door.  
Click on photo for larger and other view.
Price: 65.00


G P O Whistle W39



Acme Siren Cycle Horn W35
Acme Siren Cycle Horn W35
Original, quality, post war, whistle / horn of the trumpet form, in nickel plate and used by the early cyclists. This example is stamped "The Acme Siren", "Made in England" and has the original eye for a lanyard rope and much of the original black interior paintwork is still visible. Polished and lacquered, complete and in good and working order. 3.75" flare and 7" tall.  
Click on photo for larger and other views.
Price: 95.00


LCC Whistle W34
Original, quality, pre-war, chrome plated whistle with a top ring for the chain and engraved "LCC" for London County Council. Probably used by school teachers. Complete and in good and working order. 3" x 0.75".  
Click on photo for larger and other view.
Price: 38.00


LCC Whistle W34

Online Catalogue > Whistles


Buy now with PayPal