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ACME Nickel Plated Thunderer 58.5 Rugby Whistle

Acme Thunderer 58.5 Rugby Whistle

For over 130 years, the Acme Thunderer 58.5 has been the top choice for the world's  finest referees and officials.  The latest in high tech research and development goes into creating this solid brass whistle.  Its large size make it easy to grasp while refereeing or coaching, and its tapered mouthpiece accommodates all sized users. There isn't a player on the pitch who won't hear the sound of this high power, medium pitch, deep toned whistle.  

Acme Whistles, originally J Hudson & Co, is the world's largest and most famous producer of whistles.  In 1883, the company developed the original police whistle.  A year later it launched the Acme Thunderer, the first sports whistle, as a "new way to talk to players".  Since then, the organization has produced many innovative whistles including the whistle for the Titanic, a D-Day landing whistle, various dog whistles, the world's first waterproof lifesaving whistle, finger-grip whistles, and the world's loudest whistle to name a few. Today, Acme Whistles is known as the most reputable whistle company in the world.


  • Nickel Plated
  • High power
  • Medium pitch
  • Deep tone
  • Tapered mouthpiece
  • Large Thunderer