Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 613
 

WBCC Newsmail 613 Volume 13, May 10, 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: Frans van Meel (WBCC member #457), Netherlands
Age: 49
Profession: Insurance employee (re-integration of disabled insured)
Hobby: Just Bi- and/or Tri-metallic coins and tokens of the world
Goal: To establish a nice collection (not as an investment)
How did I know about the WBCC: Internet (Google)
 
2. Bi-metallic amusement token......by Cliff Anderson, USA
This Bi-metallic amusement token features the initials "RS" in the middle of a sunburst, and the inscriptions "AMUSEMENT HALL" and "The Rising Sun".
Though it seems to be an arcade token of some sort, I cannot otherwise describe the origin of the token. Can any other WBCC member recognize this item?
 
3. Bi-metallics in Ebay (1).............by Jose Ramirez, Spain
Look at:
http://cgi.ebay.es/ALGERIE-ALGERIA-20-Dinars-2007-1428-UNC-lion_W0QQitemZ310044908970QQihZ021QQcategoryZ127145QQtcZphoto
QQcmdZViewItemQQ_trksidZp1742.m153.l1262

and
http://cgi.ebay.es/ALGERIE-ALGERIA-100-Dinars-2007-1428-UNC-bimetal-cheval_W0QQitemZ310047352753QQihZ021QQcategoryZ127145QQtcZphoto
QQcmdZViewItemQQ_trksidZp1742.m153.l1262

you can see the Bi-metallic 20 and 100 Dinar 2007 (1428) from Algeria
 
4. Bi-metallic in Ebay (2).........by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
In Ebay:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=370050190137&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:US:1123
an Isle Of Man 1/4 Noble 1995 of Platinum and Gold and if you look carefully it is off-centre to.
One doesn't see this offer often.
 
5. Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro 2008 from Vatican City...by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
Past week I received the 2008 Proof and UNC set from Vatican City. Here is the scan of the UNC set.
 
6. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #612...by Jack Hepler, USA
Somalia Tri-metallic 250 Shillings of 1998 show five species of birds. One species is of the family, Sturdinae. Which bird is this?
a. Spurfowl
b. Starling
c. Sunbird
d. Weaverbird
See this coin and others at the WBCC website:  http://wbcc-online.com
Please send your answer to: heplerj@juno.com

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #612.
A Bi-metallic 10 Yuan of China was issued in 1999 to commemorate the country's 50th anniversary. Flying over the number "50" is a flock of birds. How many birds are in this flock?
a. Two
b. Four
c. Six
d. Eight
The correct answer for question #612 is c; Six.

WBCC Quiz Game Prize
A Bi-metallic prize will be awarded for the correct answer. If more than one member gets the correct answer, a random drawing will be conducted to select a winner. There were five players in game #611 and the winner was Michael Ayrapetov, WBCC member #8.
 
7. 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
* Vatican 2008 UNC set
* Amusement Hall token

"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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