Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club

WBCC 20th Anniversary Newsflash 14 September, 2016

Composed with help from members of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club (WBCC),
and weekly published by: Martin Peeters,  Netherlands, Focal Point of the WBCC

Past Newsmails can be found at

20th Anniversary of the Rod Sell, Australia, WBCC Webmaster

Dear WBCC members,

These past 20 years have flown by at an ever increasing speed.
When we started 20 years ago, the internet had just started and it was possible to collect almost every known Bi-metallic. Today this is an impossibility.

The WBCC was formed for the exchange of information on Bi-metallics, and perhaps the exchange of the coins themselves. 
I think we have achieved this and also made many friends all over the world.
For any club to function at it’s maximum, all the members have to contribute.  We do fairly well, but we can do better, if you can supply the information and ideas.

Martin has done wonders keeping up his enthusiasm these past 20 years.  I know my collecting interest has slowed as the number of Bi-metallics
kept on increasing, and my income kept on falling.
The passing of some of some of our members, especially active members Cliff Anderson and Jack Hepler has had a noticeable affect on the size of each weeks
WBCC Newsmail.  They were weekly contributors with information and enthusiasm.

Where to from here, is a question I think often think about.  The WBCC has many hundreds of members, but we do not hear from most of you. 
I am sure we would all like to know your story, and what Bi-metallics you collect and also if you are in a position to help other members swap for you local bimetallics.
Australia does not have any circulating Bi-metallics, but we do have other interesting coins, especially our coloured $2 coins. 
I would be happy to swap these for Bi-metallics from members around the world.

If members could only send Martin one email a year with bimetallic information from your country, the newsmails would be far larger and more interesting. 
Please consider sending one soon.

I hope by our 25th Anniversary the WBCC will be even better than it is today.

20th Anniversary of the Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point

Dear WBCC members,

The 20th Anniversary of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club (WBCC), a milestone? Unique in the Internet? I'm sure it is. 20 Years and 1048 weeks
 WBCC Newsmail in a row (!!) reporting about Bi-metallics.

What will hapen in the furture? Who knows.
How long the WBCC Newsmail is published? Who knows.
How long the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club (WBCC) will stay alive? Who knows.

For me, I will keep the WBCC and WBCC Newsmail going...... BUT it can only be done with your input.

"See you" next week,
Martin Peeters, Focal Point of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club

The Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club (WBCC) was established September 14, 1996 and is the very first
Worldwide Collectors Club using the Internet.  Goal of the WBCC is exchange Bi-, Tri-, and Tetra-metallics and
exchange knowledge about Bi-, Tri-, and Tetra-metallics

WBCC Organisation:

WBCC Webmaster: Rod Sell, Australia,
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands,
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK,
WBCC Public Relations Centre: Max Aiello, Italy,
WBCC Focal Point ANA Conventions: Ray Lockwood, USA,
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, The Netherlands,

The WBCC will attend the following future International events:

* 46th World Money Fair, 3-5 February 2017, Berlin, Germany
* Open Day, Royal Dutch Mint, June 2017, Utrecht, The Netherlands