Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #360

 

WBCC Newsmail 360, Volume 8, July 5, 2003 --------------------------------------------------------------------
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
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Dear WBCC Members and Non WBCC Members,

Welcome into the World Of Bi-metallics. I really hope you enjoy reading this weeks WBCC Newsmail.

1. WBCC Website oke now...by Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster

All the WBCC has now been uploaded to the new site. It appears to be online over here. Can you please see if you can access it: WBCC Website. Please have a look around the site and advise me if there are any problems. It could be some of the links may not work because of Upper or lower case mismatch.

2. WBCC at the ANA Baltimore...by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point

If you take a look at: money.org one can read the the WBCC ANA meeting will be on friday August 1 at 10 AM in Meeting Room 315. We (Ray Lockwood and myself) are happy to meet you there. For every WBCC member who will be there I have a WBCC present. Please let me know if you can be at the ANA WBCC meeting.

3. Bi-metallic USA Carwash tokens....by Michael Ayrapetov, USA

In "The Fare Box" June 2003 issue of American Vecturist Association I found two Bi-metallic Car Wash tokens of USA (according to Harold V. Ford):
* Georgia Augusta 70. U-Wash-M Carwash (Cartoon Indian). No Cash Value $1.00. 25 mm White Metal Ring, 11 mm Brass Center. Reeded Edge. * Kansas Wichita. Little Joe's Car Washes. Gray Henry Corp. (this location
also uses a Bi-metallic Generic Token for a $1.00 wash).

4. Bi-metallics in Ebay..by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain

I have seen some new or unusual Bi-metallics in Ebay:
* Litauen, 200 Litu 2003 Bi-metallic Gold/Silver
* 1st ever 2000 Titanium/Gold Bi-metallic

5. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #360...by Jack Hepler, USA

One plant produces food for more people in the world than any other. This plant is in the grass family of the genus Oryza and is raised for food in all continents except Antartica. What is this plant, featured on the Bi-metallic 10 Baht 1996 of Thailand?
a. Bean
b. Corn
c. Wheat
d. Rice
Please send your answer to me: Jack Hepler. Note: See this coin and many others by visiting the WBCC website.

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #359. Russia issued a Bi-metallic coin in 1991 that features an owl. Within the Animal Kingdom, this bird is placed in the order of Strigiformes. What Class of Animal is this?
a. Aves
b. Bryozoa
c. Chordata
d. Lissamphibia
Answer to Question #359. Answer "a", Aves
Summary of answers to Quiz Game Question #358: 92.86% correct, 14 players.

6. WBCC Quiz Game Prize...by Jack Hepler, USA

The special prize to be awarded to a member who correctly answers the WBCC Quiz Game this week (#360) will be a Two Pounds of the UK. If more than one member gets the question right, a random drawing will be conducted to select a winner. The winner of the Bi-metallic Sega Game Token. (WBCC Newsmail #358) is Meir Sapir (WBCC member #296).

7. New Bi- or Tri-metallic images....by Rod Sell, Australia

The new Bi and Tri-metallic image shown at: New Images section.
New listed are:
* Lithuania 200 Litu 2003
* Las Vegas Hilton Spacequest Casino set

8. WBCC Auction 57 still accepting...by Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider

I am still accepting lots for Auction 57. You have only 6 more days to list your lots. The interesting lots listed so far can be seen at.Auction 55. Please email your lots to me now: Rod Sell.

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

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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 Organisation:
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
WBCC Website
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.

 
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