Hand Held Air Raid Siren

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    Ben5201
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    Hand Held Air Raid Siren

    Post by Ben5201 on Fri Jan 10, 2014 2:32 pm

    Just thought I would share this with you guys since I haven't seen another one here yet.

    It's my Federal Electric Company air raid siren. It's my favorite item in my collection and boy can it scream.








    Infanteer
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    Re: Hand Held Air Raid Siren

    Post by Infanteer on Fri Jan 10, 2014 5:39 pm

    These portable sirens are still used by the Canadian military in the field by fire picket personnel or to simulate rocket attack alarms or other similar alarms. Yes, they are loud.

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    Re: Hand Held Air Raid Siren

    Post by Ben5201 on Fri Jan 10, 2014 5:59 pm

    I had no idea it was still being used today. It makes sense because it has a really good build quality and is quite heavy for it's size.

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    Re: Hand Held Air Raid Siren

    Post by barriefield-brian on Fri Jan 10, 2014 11:17 pm

    Nice!! Been wanting one of those for years but usually sell for more than I want to pay on e-bay. Cheers Brian

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    Re: Hand Held Air Raid Siren

    Post by Infanteer on Fri Jan 10, 2014 11:25 pm

    There's one for sale in Edmonton for about $250 IIRC... no idea if that's a fair price or not.

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    Re: Hand Held Air Raid Siren

    Post by Ben5201 on Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:05 pm

    250$ sounds like a fair price to me, I have seen them go anywhere from 200-450$ depending on the condition and if it comes with the accessories.

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