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 POLICE ITEMS

Birmingham City Police Whistle
A general service police whistle marked to the body 'Birmingham City Police' and the manufacturer details of 'J Hudson & Co 244 Bar Street Birmingham' top of whistle stamped 'Patent.5727 . 08' (patent date of 1908).
Very good all-round condition.

Price £59

UK p&p £3


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Hiatt Adjustable Police Handcuffs 1950s
A pair of 1950s British police adjustable handcuffs stamped 'Hiatt' on each cuff and 'British Made' on one cuff with original key and in good working order.
Excellent condition.

£65

UK p&p £5


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Manchester Police Mounted Officers Baton

A 24 inch heavy wood, mounted police officers baton, stamped "Manchester Police" along with  "93  X".

Complete with leather wrist strap.

Good all-round condition with no damage.


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British Policeman's Truncheon by Hiatt
A British policeman's truncheon with original leather wrist strap stamped 'HIATT'
15 ½ inches long and in very good condition.



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1950s British Police Truncheon by Hiatt 
A 1950s wooden British Police Truncheon.
15” long and Stamped ‘Hiatt & Co Birmingham’ on the bottom of the grip.
With original leather wrist strap.
Truncheon is in solid condition. No damage.


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Hiatt Police Truncheon. S.C.C
A heavy wood Police truncheon manufactured by HIATT
Stamped to the body S.C.C (for Staffordshire County Constabulary)
Original leather wrist strap stamped by the manufacturer 'HIATT'
15 ½” (40cm) long.
In good solid condition.

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British Police Truncheon by Hiatt
An early 20th century heavy wood British Police Truncheon.
15” long and Stamped ‘Hiatt & Co Birmingham’ on the bottom of the grip.
With original leather wrist strap also stamped ‘Hiatt & Co Birmingham’.
Truncheon is in solid condition with just a couple of small chips to grip. Wrist strap has had a repair.

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1920s Police Truncheon W.B.P

A British c1920s wooden policeman's truncheon stamped W.B.P (possibly Wigan Borough Police).

15” long with later brown leather wrist strap.

Very good condition.


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Leeds City Police Truncheon 1950s
A 1950s police truncheon stamped “LEEDS CITY POLICE” with leather wrist strap.
15 ½ inches long and in very good condition.


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Bradford Police Whistle c1920

A c1920s Metropolitan Patent whistle.

Body stamped 'Bradford Police'
Good working order.

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WW1 Birmingham Special Police Constables Truncheon
WWI Birmingham special police constables presentation truncheon, transfer decorated with a crown over a GRV cipher and coat of arms for Birmingham inscribed 'SPECIAL CONSTABLE 1919.

The truncheon is also stamped with the officers number of: S.C 2325.
The truncheon is 15.5" long and complete with its original leather strap and is in good solid condition with scratches and some slight loss to transfer decoration.



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London County Council Parks Police Truncheon

A rare London County Council Parks Police truncheon

The London county council parks police was formed in 1896 to administer and make sure that all London’s parks regulations and by- laws were enforced.

The L.C.C Police where active until c1907.

For more information http://www.londongardenstrust.org/features/policing.htm

The 15.5 inch wooden truncheon is clearly stamped L.C.C and is in very good overall condition.

Price £110

UK p&p £5


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British Policeman's Truncheon Mid 20th Century

A mid 20th century heavy wood British policeman's truncheon with original leather wrist strap

In good solid condition with just a few light bumps and scratches.

Length 15” (38cm).


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British Police Man's Truncheon
A mid 20th century British police man's wooden truncheon with original leather wrist strap.
Truncheon is in good solid condition.
15” overall length.


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Liverpool Police Truncheon c1920

An early 20th century heavy wood Police truncheon 15” long and stamped ‘Liverpool Police’.

In very good original condition.

Price £90

UK p&p £5


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Hiatt Police Truncheon
An early 20th century heavy wood British Police Truncheon.
15” long and Stamped ‘Hiatt Birmingham’ on the bottom of the grip.
Leather wrist strap with “D.S Stephens 74” written on the inside.
In good condition.


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1940s 50s British Policeman's Truncheon

An original 1940s 50s British Policeman's truncheon with original leather wrist strap.

15 ½ inches long.

Solid condition with a few dents.



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George V Manchester Police Special Constables Truncheon
A George V decorated world war one Special Constables commemorative truncheon with polychrome transfer crown, arms and banners inscribed MANCHESTER SPECIAL CONSTABLE 1916-1919, further labelled A.H. HUGHES, 15.5" (40cm), tipp is maker stamped W LINDOP MANCHESTER.

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War Department Constabulary Truncheon

A rare 18 inch heavy wood truncheon stamped 'W⩚D' (British War Department)

The truncheon was used for special duties including cash-in-transit escort and I am aware that it was also used for riot control duty in Northern Ireland during the 1960's and 70's.

It has seen some service & carries evidence of use, wear & tear.


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WWII U.S Navy Shore Patrol Truncheon (Darley Hickory Baton)

A truncheon utilised by the U.S. Navy & U.S. Marines Shore Patrols in the U.K. during WW2. I have included an image taken in Londonderry duruing 1943 depicting a U.S. Navy & U.S. Marine S.P. near the City's Main Police Station. The Marine S.P. is carrying an example of this truncheon. Also I have included a image taken from the supplier's 1941 Catalogue showing the truncheon with a description. I have also included another image showing the American truncheon. This image taken in 1943 on board a U.S.Navy Destroyer, docked at the City Quay, shows some of the crew being inspected before going on shore leave.  One member of the crew designated for Shore Patrol Duties wears the S.P. armband, web belt & carries the Darley Hickory Baton.  This pattern was one of several purchased by the U.S.Navy Department when the United States of America entered WW2 after the attack on Pearl Harbour.

The City of Londonderry was one of the major Ports for Escort Vessels of the Royal Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, U.S.Navy & also Free French with smaller contingents of various other Allied Nations. Inevitably there was much friction between groups of sailors on shore leave & many disturbances occurred. A substantial establishment of U.S. Marines was also Barracked around the City to protect the Port & Naval Installations. This American Baton was left behind, on the floor, of a local bar after the Shore Patrol had to 'intervene' when  things got nasty between opposing groups of sailors!  The Bar owner placed the baton behind the Bar. expecting the U.S. Shore Patrol to return to retrieve their baton.  However nobody ever did & there it remained for many years!

The 22 inch (56cm) truncheon is in good condition with just a few marks and scratches as to be expected.

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Early 20th Century Devon Constabulary Police Truncheon

A early 20th century heavy wood truncheon stamped with a Kings crown & 'Devon Constabulary'

Devon county constabulary was formed in 1856 and was the Home Office police force for the county until 1966.

The 15 inch Truncheon is in good solid condition and still retains its original leather wrist strap.


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Staffordshire County Constabulary Wooden Truncheon
A rare type of heavy wood Police truncheon, used solely by the Staffordshire Constabulary from around the early 1900's up until the 1950's.
This truncheon was purchased from the Staffordshire Constabulary museum some years ago when it closed down.

Stamped S.C.C (for Staffordshire County Constabulary) 15 ½” (40cm) long.

In good solid condition with just some scratches to one side of the pommel end.

Price £80

UK p&p £5

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Leeds Police Whistle c1906
A scarce, De Courcy & co c1906 Leeds Police whistle with cast porteous top and spun mouthpiece.
Leeds City Police was formed in 1836 and amalgamated with Bradford City Police in 1974.
Very good all-round condition with original chain.


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Hull City Police Whistle and Chain c1910
A general service police whistle marked to the body 'Hull City Police' and the manufacturer details of 'J Hudson & Co 244 Bar Street Birmingham' top of whistle stamped 'Patent.5727 . 08' (patent date of 1908).
Good all-round condition.
Price £68
UK p&p £3

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W.R.C Whistle

West Riding Constabulary Whistle c1930
A general service whistle by 'Wm Dowler & Sons Ltd Graham St Works Birmingham'. Marked W.R.C for the West Riding Constabulary.
C1930
In good working condition.

Price £45

UK p&p £3

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Hiatt 1950s Adjustable Police Handcuffs
A pair of 1950s British police adjustable handcuffs stamped 'Hiatt' on each cuff and 'British Made' on one cuff with original key and in good working order.
Excellent condition.

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Hiatt British Police Truncheon
An early 20th century heavy wood British Police truncheon.
15” long and Stamped ‘Hiatt & Co Birmingham’ on the bottom of the grip.
In good solid condition with no cracks or splits.



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Essex Constabulary Whistle c1920
A c1920s Metropolitan whistle by J Hudson & Co.
Body stamped 'ESSEX CONSTABULARY'
Good working order.
Price £45
UK p&p £3

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Manchester City Police Whistle c1920
A c1920s Metropolitan whistle marked 'Manchester City Police' and 'J Nesbitt Manchester'
J Nesbitt was most likely the whistle retailer and Hudson & co being the manufacturer.
In good condition and working order.
Price £59
UK p&p £3

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William Dowler & Sons Ltd Police Truncheon

An early 20th century heavy wood police truncheon by William Dowler & Sons Ltd Birmingham.

15 ½“ (38cm) long

In very good condition.

Price £110

UK p&p £5

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WW1 Rochdale Special Constabulary Truncheon 1916-1919

WW1 George V Rochdale Special Constabulary lignum vitae truncheon painted with G.R below crown, the coat of arms of Rochdale with motto ‘Crede Signo’ and Special Constable 1916-1919.

Chester hallmarked, silver name tag inscribed S.C Lupton.

15.5” (39cm)

Excellent condition.


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Lancashire Constabulary Policeman’s Helmet (Pre 1953)
This is a very good pre 1953 Kings Crown Policeman’s helmet of the Lancashire Constabulary.
The helmet is in good original condition with correct 6 panel construction and ornate black painted vented rose top mount and headband with side rosettes. The rose and headband have the original blacking. It is fitted with its original blackened King's Crown plate with central silvered Lancashire rose. Inside is also in good condition with a leather sweat band and chinstrap with small buckle. The headband is nicely stamped "Christy's of London".
Lancashire constabulary was formed in 1839 making it one of the oldest police forces in Britain.
Price £125
UK p&p £10

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L.C.C Parks Police Whistle

A London County Council Parks Police Whistle by J Hudson & co 13, Bare St, Birmingham.

J Hudson was at the 13 Bar street address from 1888 till 1909.

The London county council parks police was formed in 1896 to administer and make sure that all London’s parks regulations and by- laws were enforced.

The L.C.C Police where active until c1907.

For more information http://www.londongardenstrust.org/features/policing.htm

Whistle is in good working condition.


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Bolton Borough Police Whistle c1920

Police Whistle with original chain and hook, inscribed The
Metropolitan, Bolton Borough Police, J Hudson & Co, 244 Barr Street
Birmingham.

 Working well and in very good condition.

Price £75

UK p&p £3

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Hiatts 1950s County of Worcester Police Handcuffs
A Rare set of Hiatt police handcuffs engraved to the County of Worcester Police.
In good working order with original key.

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Lancashire County Constabulary Police Whistle c1906
An early 20th century Alfred De Courcy made, Lancashire County Constabulary nickel plated Policeman's Whistle in excellent condition. Marked with “Lancashire County Constabulary” and the retailers details “Dowler & Sons, Graham street works Birmingham”.
In excellent condition.
Price £59
UK p&p £3

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