Velocipede - French vélocipède, from Latin velox (“swift”) + pes (“foot”) (Read More)
"The Acme" Whistles - J.H. & Co. - Birmingham England - Circa 1885
Here are two fine cycling whistles dating to the mid 1880's and produced by J.Hudson & Co. of Birmingham England. This style of whistle is called "escargot" or snail and became the famous Acme Thunderer .