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January 2013's News

Jim Wallwork RIP

Jim Wallwork DFM, glider pilot who took part in the famed Pegasus Bridge Coup de Main on June 6 1944 has died aged 93 at his home in Vancouver, Canada. Wallwork is often referred to as the "first allied soldier in France on D-Day" as when he landed his Horsa glider the impact was great enough to… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 25 January 2013 by Phil Mussell
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New York, New York!

It's all go in the Big Apple from January 1013 as the 41st annual ancient coin extravaganza gets under way. Held at the Waldof Astoria, 301 Park Avenue the fair provides a fantastic start to the numismatic calendar and just $10 will buy you a pass for the whole three days. Many superb auctions are… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 10 January 2013 by Carol
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Vigo leads the way

Gorringes Auctioneers achieved what may well be a record price for a coin sold in a provincial auction house as the 1703 Queen Anne Vigo five guineas in their December 6 sale was knocked down at an amazing 240,000. For the full story see the February edition of COIN NEWS. Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 2 January 2013 by Carol
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