This ACME Thunderer whistle was formerly owned by Ronald Stephens.

Date Created: 24 December 2016

Author: Ronald Stevens

Source: Derek Latimer

Owner: Derek Latimer, Ireland

Location: Ireland

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Comments from Derek Latimer and many thanks to him.
 
This ACME Thunderer whistle was formerly owned by Ronald Stephens. Ronald gave this whistle to Gerard King as a gift to his you protégé. Gerard gave to me along with some correspondence from Ronald to him. I have given the correspondence to Mark Upton. Unfortunately Gerard King is no longer in the best of health. he was known in the west of Ireland as an excellent falconer thanks to his training under Ronald Stephens. Gerard is known internationally as a wildlife artist with a particular interest in birds of prey.
 
 

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