I've an exact date on my MOST EXPENSIVE whistle.

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I've an exact date on my MOST EXPENSIVE whistle.

whistleman
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Joined: February 19th, 2007, 9:51 am

January 17th, 2018, 8:52 am #1

on rim of bowl it reads  Jan 30, 1877!  blowing on approx 50lb here.

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tiger1john
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Joined: June 28th, 2017, 8:57 pm

January 17th, 2018, 9:11 am #2

Fan-f******-tastic.
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txlabman
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Joined: May 24th, 2017, 2:25 pm

January 17th, 2018, 12:45 pm #3

Wow!

A wonderful whistle. 

Thank you for the video. 

I was thinking about recording the sound for a ringtone for my phone. That would wake people up when my phone rings in one of my many boring business meetings! 🤠
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jkbixby
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Joined: January 9th, 2014, 3:11 am

January 17th, 2018, 1:02 pm #4

What a great whistle!
Regards,
Larry
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whistleman
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Joined: February 19th, 2007, 9:51 am

January 18th, 2018, 10:08 am #5

someone else has exact same whistle.  A mate has currently got 1 I have, told him to check the markings on rim of bowl, they match with- (pic off ebay) 

s-l500 by C Taylor, on Flickr
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MrDuck
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January 22nd, 2018, 1:00 pm #6

That's a very good provenance.
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Patty
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Joined: July 3rd, 2011, 3:31 pm

February 12th, 2018, 4:02 pm #7

Thanks what a wonderful sound...I have the very same whistle but have never heard it till today!
Regards,

Patty

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mrborinator
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February 12th, 2018, 4:17 pm #8

Sounds great Clinton.
Cheers, Rob.

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