Velocipede - French vélocipède, from Latin velox (“swift”) + pes (“foot”)
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"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 .