|Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club|
WBCC Newsmail 333, Volume 7, December 28, 2002
Dear WBCC Members and Non WBCC Members,Let me start with: A Happy (Bi-metallic) New Year (US, UK, Canada), Een Gelukkig Nieuwjaar (Netherlands), Kodt nytt år (Norway), Head Uut Aastat (Estland), Onnellista Uuta Vuottai (Finland), Shana Tova (Israel), Ein gutes Neues Jahr (Austria, Germany), Felice anno nuovo (Italy), Feliz Año Nuevo (Spain), Saehae Bok Mani Baduseyo (Korea), Boldog Uj Evet (Hungary), chastlivogo Novogo Goda (Russia), Bonne et heureuse nouvelle année (France), Godt nytår (Danmark), Statstny Novy rok Slovakia), Szczesliwego Nowego Roku (Poland), Um próspero Ano novo (Portugugal), Sretna Nova Godina (Croatia), Stastny ovy Rok (Czech Republic), Lyckligt Nytt År (Sweden), Laimingu Naujuju Metu (Lithuania), Laimingu jauno gadu (Latvia), Xing nian kuai le (China), SinNiKuaiLo (Taiwan), Manigong Bagong Taon (Philippines) Naya Saal Mubarak (Hindi), Sun Lin Fi Lok (Hong Kong) to ALL and from ALL WBCC members.
1. My New E-mail Address ... by Mike Markowicz, USA
Please read my new E-mail address: Mike Markowicz (WBCC member #206) (No Longer Provided Online).
2. World Money Fair Basel 2003 Pre-report (1) ... by Martin Peeters
In 5 weeks time the WBCC will attend, like last year, the World Money Fair 2003 in Basel, held from January 31 to February 2. This is the first pre-report about this event. The World Money Fair in Basel is the biggest of its kind in the world. At least 30 Minthouses will be present, and this year the Benelux countries (Begium, Netherland and Luxemburg) are the Guest of Honors with a special booth. The WBCC will attend for 3 days the WMF with four persons; Frans Dubois, Massimiliano Aiello, Hans Bucek and Martin Peeters. The WBCC will have its own booth which is sponsored by The Portuguese Mint and Schuler Presses. In Next weeks edition of the WBCC Newsmail more news about the World Money Fair.
3. WBCC Encasment Project..by Rod Sell, Australia
In the new images page you will see images of an Australian 1966 UNC 2 cent encased in a WBCC Ring. I have managed to obtain 20 UNC 1966 2 cent coins for encasing. The cost is US$7. They will only be encased against firm orders, so there may be less than 20 encased. If you wish one please email me: Rod Sell. The coins will be encased next week so i need your email now.
4. Bi-metallic from Russia ... by Michael Ayrapetov, USA
In "Commemorative and Investment Coins Issue Plan for 2003" of the Central
Bank of Russian Federation I found 4 Bi-metallic Coins of series "Ancient
5. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #333...by Jack Hepler, USA
The Chileans honored a man known for his campaign for human rights. He died
at the age of 91 in 1999. His image appears on the 500 Pesos Bi-metallic of
2000 and 2001. What is the name of this National Hero?
6. New Bi- or Tri-metallic Images ... by Rod Sell, Australia
The new Bi and Tri-metallic images shown at: New Images. Newly listed is:
7. WBCC Auction 51 Accepting Lots ... by Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
"See you" next week,
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-metallics and exchange knowledge about Bi-metallics
WBCC Websmaster, JD White, USA.
WBCC Auction Provider, Rod Sell, Australia.
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands.
WBCC Public Relations: Cliff Anderson,USA.
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK.
WBCC Developement Centre: Jack Hepler, USA.
WBCC ANA Focal Point: Ray Lockwood, USA.
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, Netherlands
Bi-metallic Forum Page
The WBCC is officially sponsored for the Basel World Money Fair by:
* Imprensa Nacional - Casa da Moeda, S.A (The Portuguese Mint) and Schuler Presses, Germany.