Diminutive Victorian British Naval Bosun's Whistle by Birmingham Silversmith Date-Marked
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Diminutive Victorian British Naval Bosun's Whistle by Birmingham Silversmith Date-Marked

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SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

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ARTIFACT: This is a beautiful and diminutive British Naval bosun's whistle from the Victorian era. The whistle was made by Hilliard & Thomason, a Birmingham silversmith, and is date-marked for 1880-1881. The whistle has a small chain and some nice engraving on the sides.

VINTAGE: Circa 1880-1881.

SIZE: Approximately 3-9/16" in length and 7/8" in height and 3/4" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Silver.

ATTACHMENT: Chain.

MARKINGS: H&T (Hilliard & Thomason) maker mark; four marks, including date stamp for 1880-1881.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Great Britain & Commonwealth militaria collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay SHOP MHJX13 LDGEX4/13 SeDGEX1/15

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The whistle has some minor wear and tarnish only.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.