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December 2009's News

The York Stamp and Coin show

Now why would you - a MEDAL NEWS reader want to come to a stamp and Coin show? Well you'd be surprised at just how many medals are on offer at the bi-annual event, many Coin dealers have them on their tables and there are always one or two specialist medal dealers too - but there isn't the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 22 December 2009 by Phil Mussell
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The first show of 2010.....

For the token Team at least will be the York Stamp and Coin Fair (there are medals there too!) on January 15 and 16 at the tried and tested venue of the Knavesmire Stand at York Racecourse. We love York, the show is great, the city is wonderful and the people are always friendly - if you haven't… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 22 December 2009 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Banknote News, Coin News, General News

Christmas deliveries

By the end of play today (Tuesday 22 December) all orders received will have been posted out, the only exceptions being those items not in stock which all customers should have been informed about. We have been exceptionally busy this year but all Alyson has done sterling work in getting everything… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 22 December 2009 by Phil Mussell
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Christmas opening hours

We can't quite believe it but Christmas is upon us already and, nice employers that we are, we're giving our staff a bit of a break over the festive period. We'll be closing on Wednesday 23 December at 1.00pm and will be back full of turkey (or in the case of the vegetarians in the company some nut… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 22 December 2009 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Banknote News, Coin News, General News, Medal News

New legal tender UK coins

New legal tender UK coins Opportunity knocks . . . THE Royal Mint’s “new releases” for 2010 circulating coinage, as featured on the front cover this month, have come as something of a surprise. We all knew there would be new coins of course, there always are, but the extent of the new releases has got us… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 21 December 2009 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News

Birmingham Motorcycle Museum

Are you coming to the Motorcycle Museum near the NEC this Sunday (December 13)? This regular show is held every second Sunday of the month and is always a popular venue amongst dealers and collectors alike - so popular that once a quarter the organisers have to move to the bigger room - the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 10 December 2009 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Coin News, General News, Medal News

Bomber VC sets new auction record

Bomber VC sets new auction record Keeping everyone happy AGAIN I’m afraid I have to split this Editorial in two—I was all ready to talk about our Britannia medal fair and our ideas for the future when suddenly not one but two Victoria Crosses sell for incredible money. The first to Flight Lieutenant Bill Reid, a… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 4 December 2009 by Phil Mussell
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World Record for an MM group

The DNW sale of Wednesady December 2 saw an amazing £70,000 paid for the Falklands MM group awarded to Captain (then Corporal) Ian Bailey for the full strory see news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/surrey/8390468.stm Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 3 December 2009 by Phil Mussell
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