The Baybird Whistle

Brass, Key of D


 An ultra-rare whistle - only nine in existence!

This whistle started its life as an ordinary Mel Bay D whistle. Mel Bay is a name recognized for quality in music since 1947. Mel Bay stopped producing these whistles back in 2003. It's now all but impossible to find a new one.

BUT - here at The Whistle Shop, we came up with eight of them - all new, all still in their original pouches We then talked to master whistle tweaker Jerry Freeman, and he agreed to work his magic on them.

The result is a phenomenal whistle that produces a beautiful clear, pure tone. Here's what Jerry Freeman had to say about them:
"These are especially nice whistles, the sweetest voiced I've ever done. And there are only, and will ever only be, nine in the entire world (there's a prototype I did from my own collection of old whistles, which I sent to someone to try out, plus your eight)"

 Also included is the original pouch (see pic below), which includes Mel Bay's fingering chart. Note that some of these clear pouches are showing their age (they are a bit yellowed, etc.)



Mel Bay Brass D






We will also include this nice, zippered pouch at no additional charge:



A Certificate of Authenticity will also be included with each whistle:

Each certificate has been individually numbered, and personally signed by Jerry Freeman and Thom Larson (owner of The Whistle Shop).


Our shopping cart does not keep a running inventory of units sold. THERE ARE ONLY EIGHT OF THESE WHISTLES AVAILABLE! We'll make them unavailable at our website as soon as possible when the last one sells, but there is a chance that you might place your order shortly after the last one has already sold. If this happens, we will let you know as soon as possible, and cancel your order.


  • COA serial numbers will be based strictly on the order in which we receive PAID orders via our shopping cart (the first order will receive #1, etc.).


  • NO CHECKS for an order that includes a Baybird whistle! Only credit card or PayPal orders!

Baybird Whistle

Key of D - $65.00
Includes original pouch, zippered pouch, and individually numbered/signed COA


Orders shipping outside the U.S. must be for a minimum of $30.00 in merchandise!


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