The World's Money Fair, The Delcampe Contest and the Scout Movement
Wed, 25 Jul 2012
In this week's newsletter we highlight our American coins and banknotes categories.
Our contest, with as a prize a magnificent « 50 francs Merson banknote », has come to its end and you will finally know who the lucky winner is !
This month we also celebrate the anniversary of the Scout Movement, so we'd like to share some of its history with you.
We end this week's newsletter with our trusty « Did you know it? » section. We'll explain you how you can promote a collectioning event through our website.
NUMISMATICS CATEGORIES / In honour of our participation in the « World’s Fair of Money », which is being held in Philadelphia (USA) from the 7th of August till the 11th of August we would like to bring forward our « American coins » and « American banknotes » categories.
Wait no longer and discover these categories!
DELCAMPE CONTEST /
It is with great pleasure that we announce you the winner of April's contest. She won a magnificent 50 francs Merson banknote
The lucky winner is Nouchkatia. Congratulations !
: 50 francs Merson banknote
(27 April 2012 – 30 June 2012)
SCOUTING COLLECTION / « ...the real way to get happiness is by giving out happiness to other people. »
This was one of Lord Robert Baden-Powell's beliefs (22 février 1857 - 8 janvier 1941), the man who created the first scouting camp on the 29th of July 1907 on the island Brownsea.
Robert Baden-Powell, a former lieutenant-general in the British army, devoted himself entirely to the scout movement, which in the course of time has spread throughout the world. Through it he wished to teach solidarity, mutual help and respect. Each young person can use the movement to build a personality and develop themselves physically, mentally and spiritually, so they can become an active citizen in their society.
Today the various scouting associations around the world have a total of more than 38 million members and this spread over 217 countries and territories.
Numerous items related to scouting are/were produced (stamps, badges, magazines, books, novels, scarfs, uniforms, postcards, posters, drawings, photos, medals, etc...) and these are collected by people all over the world. Some of these items can be found on the website.
Here are a few examples :
| DID YOU KNOW IT ? ... Promote a fair, show, etc.
Are you organizing a fair, show or another event related to collections? Do you wish to advertise this event on the Delcampe website?
We offer you the possibility to announce your event as a sponsored event in the Delcampe Events Diary to the whole of the Delcampe Community and this completly free of charge.
Would you like to know more about how to do this? Visit this page more information.
Moneybookers becomes Skrill on Delcampe
Thu, 19 Jul 2012
On Delcampe, in addition to PayPal
, you can also send and receive payments through Moneybookers
, a cheap and safe online payment method.
A while ago, Moneybookers changed its name to "Skrill"
In the next two weeks, the word "Moneybookers" and its logos on the Delcampe website will be gradually replaced by "Skrill".
World's Money Fair, the Tour de France and our Flea-markets agendas
Newsletter from 11/07/2012
Wed, 11 Jul 2012
This week, we are happy to announce you our presence to the numismatic show "World’s Fair of Money".
This month we couldn't miss the mythic Tour de France !
We encourage you then to have a look at our diary and see if there are any flea markets next to you.
Finally, our section « Did you know it ? » will give you some good tips on how to update your browser in order to enjoy the website in the most optimal way.
SHOWS / We are happy to announce you our first participation in the numismatic show « World’s Fair of Money ».
This show, organized by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) will take place from August 7th until August 11th. It is one of the biggest numismatic shows in the USA since visitors will be welcomed on a show floor of 225,000 square feet (21.000 m²) !
It is a fantastic opportunity to not only meet our members but also numerous collectors eager to discover a website made for them. You can meet Miranda, Evelyne, Fred and Sebastien at booth 1428.
SPORTING EVENT / In July of each year, we have an appointment with the Tour de France, the most well-known bicycle race in the world.
Created in 1903 by Henri Desgrange and the French magazine "l’Auto", the race covered around 2428 km (1,619 mi) and was divided into 6 stages.
In the 80's and the 90's, the race became an International event (it went out of the French borders) and it started to be longer (in 1987, the race covered 4231 km (2,820 mi) and was divided into 25 stages).
Cyclists such as Nicolas Frantz, Fausto Coppi, Jacques Anquetil, Eddy Merckx, Greg Lemond and Miguel Indurain, among others, formed a part of the History of the Tour when, more than once, they won the mythic "yellow jersey" and broke speed records (with an average of 40km/h - 26 mi/h).
The Tour de France is a sporting and cultural event which gives us a chance to discover unusual places which have now become mythic stages of the race such as the Col de Tourmalet, the col du Galibier or the Alpes d’Huez.
This year's appointement with the Tour takes place from June, 30th until July, 22nd. We encourage you to have a look at our categories dedicated to cycling:
THE FLEA MARKETS AGENDA / Summer time is a good time for collectors to go bargain hunting in flea markets !
Don't miss this year's summer events and have a look at our flea markets agenda !
You could go through the hundreds of events that have been added to our agenda and use the search engine to select your state ....Don’t wait any longer !
If you are a flea market organizer or just a bargain hunter and if you think some events are missing in our Agenda, do not hesitate to add them and share this information with all Delcampe users. It is free to do so!
| DID YOU KNOW IT ? ... Update your browser !
To browse the Delcampe website in the most optimal way, we advise you to update quite often your web browser.
Updating your Internet browser is totally free and it allows you to get an additional security while browsing on the Internet.
To update Internet Explorer, click here.
To update Mozilla Firefox, click here.
To update Apple Safari, click here.
To update Google Chrome, click here.
To update Opera, click here.
If the web browser you use is different that the ones mentioned above, you can find how to update it directly through a search engine (Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc…).