Lot Of 10 Pcs Nautical Antique Brass Nickel Boatswain's Pipe Bosun Whistle 5"
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Lot Of 10 Pcs Nautical Antique Brass Nickel Boatswain's Pipe Bosun Whistle 5":
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A boatswain's call, pipe or bosun's whistle is a pipe or a non-diaphragm type whistle used on naval ships by a boatswain. It is pronounced, and sometimes spelled, "bosun's call".
The pipe consists of a narrow tube (the gun) which directs air over a metal sphere (the buoy) with a hole in the top. The player opens and closes the hand over the hole to change the pitch. The rest of the pipe consists of a "keel", a flat piece of metal beneath the gun that holds the call together, and the "shackle", a key ring that connects a long silver or brass chain that sits around the collar, when in ceremonial uniform.
SIZE- 5" Inches
MADE OF BRASS
Handmade replica, not sold as antique.
Made in India by highly skilled craftsmen.
USES :Everyday Use
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