Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #375

 

WBCC Newsmail 375, Volume 8, October 18, 2003
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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. Bi-metallic Carwash token.....by Michael Ayrapetov, USA

In The Fare Box September 2003 issue i found one Bimetallic Unidentified Car Wash token of USA (by Harold V. Ford):
# 574 National Pride Carwash One Dollar (Eagle). 27 mm Brass ring, 11 mm Aluminum center. Reeded edge.
I found in Internet, that National Pride Carwash located in Greenville, South Carolina, USA See it HERE.

2. Bi-metallic medal from Finland..by Kari Hurskainen, Finland

I found a picture of a 1996 Bi-metallic medal commemorate the Pori International Jazz festival held from July 12 till 21th 1996. You can see a picture of it in the WBCC New Releases.

3. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #375...by Jack Hepler, USA

Which animal may be found on the 20 Dinars 1993 Bi-metallic of Algeria?
a. Falcon.
b. Lion.
c. Antelope.
d. Horse.
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 #374.
The Aeonium Gorgoneum is featured on a Bi-metallic 100 Escudos of Cape Verde. It was first reported in WBCC Newsmail issue #21. What is another name for this item?
a. Palm.
b. Lotus.
c. Saiao.
d. Greek Rose.
Answer to Question #374 is "c"; Saiao.
Summary of Quiz Game Question #373: 9 players.

4. 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 (#375) will be a Bi-metallic 2 Dollars from Canada. 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 500 Reils from Cambodia (WBCC Newsmail #373) is Wolfgang Gerlach (WBCC member #266).

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

New Releases. New listed are:
* Finland Jazz Festival medal
* WBCC enacsed Austrian 5 schilling
* WBCC enacsed Croatia 2 kune
* WBCC enacsed Slovenia 20 tolars
* Thailand 90th Anniversary of Government Bank
* Argentina 1995 error 1 peso

6. WBCC Auction 61 accepting ...by Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider

I am accepting lots for WBCC Auction 61. Lots will be accepted up to 10PM on the 31st October, Sydney time. The Auction will open with Newsmail 377. The lots listed can be seen at: Auction 61. Please note this Auction will close at 11.30 PM Sydney time on Saturday 8th November. This is early Saturday morning in the USA and mid afternoon in Europe. Please email any lots you wish to list, now to: Rod Sell.

7. Bi-metallic from a German coindealer..by Martin Peeters, Netherlands

If you take a look at: section: Bi-Metall Münzen/coins you can find many Bi-metallic offer of the German dealer: Jörg Numismatik

"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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