Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 602
 

WBCC Newsmail 602 Volume 13, February 23, 2008
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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

Past Newsmails can be found at http://www.wbcc-online.com/newsmail/wbccnews.html
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Dear WBCC members and non WBCC members,
Welcome into the World of Bi, Tri and Quad-metallics. I hope you enjoy reading
this week's issue of the WBCC Newsmail. 

1. A new WBCC member.......by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new member. Let me introduce him to you:
 
Name: Toby Peterson (WBCC member #455), USA
Age: 51
Profesion: Retired areospace machinist, now a manager for a large grocery store
Hobby: World coins and tokens including many Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
Against: E-Bay dealers trying to pass off common circulation world coins as something rare and special.
How did I know about the WBCC: Story in 2-11 issue of Coin World
 
2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro from San Marino....by Jacek Stacel, Poland
Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2008 rom San Marino design, Edition - 130.000, Emission May 2008
 
3. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro's from Vatican City...by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
A new Bi-metallic fantasy euro coin from Vatican City, 10 Euro dated 2008
 
4. Bi-metallic Carwask token from Italy....by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have obtained this coin, from a car wash of Brescia, Italy
 
5. Bi-metallic token....by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have found a new Tuning Token
 
6. Bi-metallic in Ebay....by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have found this coin in Ebay. If you see it closely, you can see LL (Luck Luycx)and stars from one side, and the stars with lines of the german side of the euros.
 
7. Bi-metallics from France in Ebay...by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
Saw some very rare Bi-metallic 25 Franc 1935 Essai's from France in Ebay:
 
7A. Bi-metallic 10 Escudos from Cabinda.....by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
Saw in Ebay: Cabinda 2 diferent coins dated 2006, 10 Escudos
 
8. Bi-metallic set 2008 from Cabinda...by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
Some new coins that I have noticed. Cabinda, set 2008.
http://cgi.ebay.nl/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=150216122249
 
9. Bi-metallic medal from Romania...by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
At The Woreld Money Fair in Berlin 3 weeks ago, I saw at the Romanian Mint a very special Bi-metallic medal in a folder. The folder was made for New Year 2007/8 and has a Bi-metallic in it.
  
10. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #602.......by Jack Hepler, USA
Venezuela issued a Bi-metallic 1000 Bolivares coin in 2005 and a similar 1 Bolivar coin in 2007. The major features on these two issues are the same. However, on the 2007 issue, an additional feature was added. What was that additional feature?
a. Coat of Arms
b. Horse
c. Flag
d. Stars
Please send your answer to: heplerj@juno.com

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #601.
WBCC member number 42 is a serious collector of Bi-metallic coins. Number 42 is also a coin dealer. He has worked to build an extensive stock of Bi-metallic coins for his business. Persons interested in obtaining Bi-metallic coins should contact him for availability of coins on their Want Lists. His eMail address is EagleCoin@sbcglobal.net  What is the name of member number 42?
a. Martin Peeters
b. Norman Bowers
c. Hans Bucek
d. Cliff Anderson
The correct answer for question #601 is b; Norm Bowers.

WBCC Quiz Game Prize
If more than one member gets the correct answer, a random drawing will be conducted to select a winner. There were 17 players in game #600 and the winner was Keith Beaumont WBCC member #190.
 
11. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images...by Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images shown at:
http://wbcc-online.com/new-releases/new-images.html
* France 1935 essai 3 pieces
* San Marino 2008 2E
* Cabinda 2008 set 
* Tuning token 
* Vatican 10 E fantasy 
* Replica Roman coin encased in 1 Euro ring 
* Italy Brescia 1E car wash token 
* Cabinda 2006 10 Escudos
* Isle of Man 2008 1 crown Titanium with Gold or Silver

"See you"next week,
Martin Peeters, Focal Point of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club
wbcc@home.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-, Tri-, and Tetra-metallics and exchange knowledge about Bi-, Tri-, and Tetra-metallics

WBCC Organisation:
WBCC Webmaster: Rod Sell, Australia, rodsell@rodsell.com
WBCC Sales Pages Provider: Rod Sell, rodsell@rodsell.com
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands, dubois.f@wxs.nl
WBCC Public Relations: Cliff Anderson, USA, cliff38@earthlink.net
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK, 85@wbcc.fsnet.co.uk
WBCC Developement Centre: Jack Hepler, USA, heplerj@juno.com
WBCC Focal Point ANA Conventions: Ray Lockwood, USA, sunrayofmarion@aol.com
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, Netherlands, wbcc@home.nl
WBCC Website: http://wbcc-online.com
WBCC Web-Log: http://wbcc.web-log.nl/

The WBCC will attend the following future International events:

* The 8th Northern Coin Event 2008, Saturday, September 20th, 2008, Assen, The Netherlands http://www.muntmanifestatie.nl

* The World Money Fair, February 6 to 8, 2009 in Berlin, Germany
http://www.worldmoneyfair.ch/wmf/english/index.html

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