DetailsWhistle _A whistle (or call) is a simple aerophone, an instrument which produces sound from a stream of forced air. It may be mouth-operated, or powered by air pressure, steam, or other means. Whistles vary in size from a small slide whistle or nose flute type to a large multi-piped church organ. _Joseph Hudson set up his business in Birmingham in 1870, with his younger brother James. Around 1875, he designed the 'Acme City' brass whistle. This became the first referee whistle to be used at football matches during the 1878-78 Football Association Cup match between Nottingham Forest and Sheffield. Prior to the introduction of the whistle, handkerchiefs were used by the umpires to signal to the players.
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SKU 10000013 Length [mm] 20 Width [mm] 48.16 Height [mm] 18.87 Volume [cm³] 3.37 Area [cm²] 53.36