|Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club|
WBCC Newsmail 345, Volume 8, March 22, 2003
Dear WBCC Members and Non WBCC Members,
Come into the World Of Bi-metallics. I really hope you enjoy reading this weeks WBCC Newsmail !!
1. New WBCC member ... by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have 3 WBCC members. Let me introduce them to you:
Name: Meir Sapir (WBCC member #296), Israel
Name: Pietro Valocchi (WBCC member #297), Italy
Name:David Wenzel (WBCC member #298), USA
2. Bi-metallic collection from Ebay..by Egbert van Keulen, Netherlands
My name is Egbert van Keulen, Senior Category Manager for eBay Netherlands.
eBay has decided to create Bi-metallics for 10 different countries. The
Bi-metallic will have the following specs:
The designs will be 1 general eBay-obverse for all the coins, reverse will be country specific, carrying the name of the country, a country specific eBay-icon and the relevant url.
The Bi-metallics will not be for sale, but be used to give to people in special occasions. Should you be willing to have the bi-metallics, please make reservations of the Bi-metallics with the eBay-offices in each country. The Bi-metallics will be on the market end of May.
3. Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro in Dutch 2003 set..by Frans Dubois, Netherlands.Just like last year the Dutch Mint issued a special BU set for the VVV, the organisation for tourist information. The set is called "The Iris-set" and is available in Rotterdam, Eindhoven, Nijmegen and Amersfoort. In 2002 these sets (with the Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro) were very limited (2.500 sets) but this year (also with the Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro) there are more sets issued. The set contains all 8 coins and a special (not Bi-metallic) token. Also a cheque to use in restaurants, shops etc. for a value of 5 euro. Price of the set is 19,95 euro and it's only available at the VVV in the four cities.
4. Bi-metallics 2003 from San Marino...by Jack Hepler, USA
The following text is published by San Marino Numismatic Department:
5. Bi-metallic US Parking Token..by Michael Ayrapetov, USA
In February 2003 issue of The Fare Box of American Vecturist Association I found New Bimetallic Parking Token of USA (by Joe Pernicano): Washington, Kirkland, WA-3425 "CITY OF KIRKLAND/WASHINGTON (scene) One/Hour/Parking". Mint Mark: RWM - Roger Williams Mint. 25 mm Brass Ring, 8 mm Steel Center.
6. Bi-metallics from Vatican...by Zdravko Bosnjak, Croatia
I want to ask the WBCC members who can help me obtaining the Vatican 2003 Euro set with the 1 and 2 Bi-metallic Euro. If you can help me please E-mail me.
7. Bi-metallic offer in Ebay...by C.J.Burton, UK
The following UK misstruck 1999 GB 2 pounds I swa in Ebay: ebay auction.
8. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #345...by Jack Hepler, USA
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) was born in Salzburg Austria and
ranks as one of the greatest music composers of all time. He started
composing when only five years old and was performing for royalty at six.
He was honored on which Bi-metallic coin of Austria?
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #344
9. WBCC Quiz Game Prize...by Jack Hepler, USA
The special prize to be awarded to some lucky person who plays the WBCC Quiz Game this week will be a 2003 Canadian Uncirculated Set, which includes the Bi-metallic Two Dollars. If more than one member gets the question right, a drawing will be conducted to select a winner. The winner of the Russian 10 Roubles is Bill Arnold, WBCC member #247.
10. New Bi- or Tri-metallic images....by Rod Sell, Australia
The new Bi and Tri-metallic images shown at: New Images. New listed is:
11. WBCC Auction 54 accepting..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 Webmaster & 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.