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#1 RenMarx

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 02:36 AM

I found this whistle at the flea market a few weeks ago and it stopped me in my tracks. A lady had this in her case and didn't know anything about it.
Trophy was a small company that made plastic kazoos, whistles and other things musical, as well as novelty things for the kid market back in the 50s. I happen to know that these Rocket whistles were made in solid or primary colors like red, green, blue and yellow. But to find a marble plastic one is a little harder. It's a rocket, it's a whistle! Who can't like that combo? I did do some cleaning up before I tested the whistle out. I put the Micron sand papers to good use on this! It's very LOUD!
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#2 Kilroy

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 03:13 AM

Looks good, neat item.

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#3 RenMarx

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 03:34 AM

Thank Kilroy!

#4 Electric Robot and Son

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 01:21 PM

I've never seen that whistle before. I like it a lot. It looks like it has a ball inside. I have a couple of diferent plastic space whistles. The Pyro pyrotomic rocket whistle and the spec-toy space signal rocket whistle. Anybody have any others?
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#5 RenMarx

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 09:25 PM

Thanks, it has a ball or cork inside of it. These were sold new at around .15 a piece, according to this older add I found.

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 05:45 PM

Well we took a trip to Ohio last weekend and guess what I found? Yep, another Rocket whistle in orange and red version.



#7 RenMarx

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Posted 03 October 2013 - 10:21 PM

And finally, thru the help of a good friend, I was able to snag this beauty 2 days ago.

Green, yellow and gray swirls. Stay tuned, a 1950s solid color is on the way in the next couple days! I said in the original post that these were made in the 1950s but actually the swirls were made in the 1940s. The solid colors were made in the 1950s.

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#8 Electric Robot and Son

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Posted 05 October 2013 - 04:23 PM

Nice set! Definitely look cool with the swirl plastic.


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