Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #435

 

WBCC Newsmail 435, Volume 9, December 11, 2004
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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 hope you enjoy reading the WBCC
Newsmail this week.

1. A new WBCC member.......by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have 3 new WBCC members. Let me introduce them to you:
 
Name: Brendan Sforcina (WBCC member #357), Australia
Age: 52
Profession: Inventory Controller
Hobby: Circulating & LTNC Bi- and/or Tri-metallic coins of the world, Polymer Banknotes of the world, Military Banknotes & Italian Banknotes & Coins
Goal:  To increase my knowledge and collections and have fun doing it!
Against: Collectors/Dealers who rip you off
How did I know about the WBCC: Google Search on Italian Coins turned up a reference to your Image library
 
Name: Prakash Kumar Saraogi (WBCC member #358), India
Age: 46 years
Profession: Businessman - knit garment manufacturer, exporting to Europe
Hobby: Just Bi- and/or Tri-metallic coins and tokens of the world, Coins of British India / Republic India, Coins of British Empire - all its colonies
Goal: Collect / buy all available Bi- and Tri-metallic coins of the world
How did I know about the WBCC: surfing the internet under "Bi-metallic coins"
 
Name: Max Wehr (WBCC member #359), Germany
Age: 59
Profession: Medical engineer, clinical representative
Hobby: World coins especially Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
How did I know about the WBCC: Mr.Dr.Wolfgang Schuster
 
2. Bi-metallic from Isle Of Man......by Michael Ayrapetov, USA
In List 12, December 2004 of Lauren Benson, Inc I found new bimetallic 2 Pounds of Isle of Man 2004 "Round Tower Peel Castle".

3. Bi-metallic fantasy Euros..by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
Two new fantasy Euso (with Bi-metallics) sets in Ebay:
* Saint Helena, african island were Napoleon was jailed.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=7976&item=3945067483&rd=1
* Norway, another set from Norway.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=7976&item=3945258460&rd=1
 
4. Bi-metallic Vending Token......by Michael Ayrapetov, USA
According to Antonio Carlos Barbosa Da Silva, WBCC member of Brazil, the letters on the center of Bi-metallic Coca-Cola Vending tokens mean the States of Brazil: PA - Para, PR - Parana, RJ - Rio de Janeiro. Who know what mean the letters NT and CT on the center of Bi-metallic Coca-Cola Vending tokens, please send information to WBCC Newsmail. All 5 Bi-metallic Coca-Cola tokens have the Copper-Nickel ring and Steel center. All inscriptions on the tokens are in Portuguese Language.

5. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #435...by Jack Hepler, USA
Which of the following South American countries has a condor incorporated in the design of a Bi-metallic coin issued for circulation? 
a.  Brazil.
b.  Colombia.
c.  Ecuador.
d.  Peru.
Please send your answer to me: heplerj@juno.com
Note: See this coin and many others by visiting the WBCC website; http://www.wbcc-online.com
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #434
Kenya has produced two denominations of Bi-metallic coins for circulation, 5 Shillings and 10 Shillings. On one side is the protrait of the President, Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi. The reverse shows two animals facing each other and branishing spears. What kind of animals
are these? 
a.  Lions.
b.  Eagles.
c.  Elephants.
d.  Zebras.
Answer to Question #434 is Lions.

6. WBCC Quiz Game Prize...by Jack Hepler, USA
A Bi-metallic prize will be awarded to a member who correctly answers the WBCC Quiz Game this week. If more than one member gets the correct answer, a random drawing will be conducted to select a winner. There were 19 players in game #433 and the winner was Filomeno Koch (WBCCmember #333).

7. Bi-metallic from Micronesia available...by Liu Jian
Available now the new Bi-metallic $1 coin from Micronesia. I have new Micronesia 2004 $1 bi-metallic UNC coin in stock and price is $35 each postage included worldwide. Send me e-mail at postmaster@ebaybus.com if you are interested in this coin.

8. WBCC Auction 70 is in it's last day......by Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
Auction 70 is now in it's last day. The 123 interesting lots listed so can be seen at:
http://wbcc-online.com/auction/auction70.html
Auction 70 closes at 11 PM on the 11th December, Sydney time. Emails must reach me by 11pm.
Please email your bids to me NOW at  Rod.Sell@elderwyn.com

 See you next week.
Martin Peeters, Focal Point of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club
WBCC@kabelfoon.nl

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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 sponsored at the Basel World Money Fair 2005,
http://www.worldmoneyfair.ch/home_engl.html , by:
Schuler Presses, Germany, http://www.schulergroup.com and
The Portuguese Mint (INCM), http://www.incm.pt

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