‘NUMISNET WORLD’


Volume 17 Issue 8       Formerly published as the 'Tasmanian Numismatist' - Internet Edition' (Est. 1996)     August  2012


'NUMISNET WORLD'

INTERNET EDITION

Edited by Graeme Petterwood. © 2012.

 

All or any prices quoted in articles in this free newsletter, unless stipulated, are estimates only and they should not be considered to be an offer to sell or purchase the items mentioned or used as illustrations. Wherever possible - illustrations (*enlarged or otherwise) are from the authors' own collection - or the extensive picture library of the former 'Tasmanian Numismatist' -  Internet Edition © 1991 - 2007.  and the  'Numisnet World' - Internet Edition. © 2007 - 2012.  

Krause-Mishler (KM) Standard World Catalogs - and McDonald and/or Renniks Australian catalogue numbers, are used where applicable.

*Please note that the photoscans of items are not always to size or scale. (Fair 'acknowledged' use of any original scan is allowed for educational purposes.)

 

Please, also, consider my conditional invitation, to make a literary contribution, if you feel you have something numismatically themed that may appeal to a general level of interest - and fulfils our stated editorial guidelines. As Editor, I am always prepared to look at it - and if need be - assist in additional presentation. However, please be aware that not every submission will be automatically accepted for publication. 

We regret the imposition of 'editorial control' - but previous experience has necessitated the following conditions.

If common courtesy, and normally acceptable moral standards are not upheld, or, the subject matter is considered to contain plagiarized or defamatory content, or, if it is not considered 'generic' enough for this type of newsletter, or, if the subject has already been covered in depth in earlier editions - it may be refused, held aside or selectively edited. This is, obviously, not a scientific-style journal - our object is to educate, certainly - but, hopefully, in an entertaining way for the average hobbyist collector.  - G.E.P.

 

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This month's newsletter is a 'pot-pourri' of offerings that have numismatic overtones - but, that's the way it goes sometimes. Enjoy!

 

"YORKIE DOODLE DANDY!"

Sometimes one thing leads to another - and this is one of those great instances where a fabulous story was unearthed while exploring an aspect of our great hobby with a stranger with a question. After a series of emails, 90 year old Mr. William 'Bill' A. Wynne, is a stranger no more! In fact, I have discovered that Bill Wynne is a famous man in his own right - and has been for nearly 7 decades. - along with his lady dog - the famous 'Smoky' of TV fame during the 1950's.

 

'Smoky' Memorial

Cleveland, Ohio - Metropark.

Military dedication 11th. November 2005.

Bill Wynne has been actively involved in training famous dogs and other animals for movies and live TV between 1948-1954 - he also knew many of the other famous trainers, like Rudd Weatherwax, who prepared dogs like 'Lassie' (real name 'Pal') to feature with many stars of the silver screen.

As well as being involved in live presentations at Veteran's and Children's hospitals, orphanages, theatres - Bill and Smoky even did a short stint with a travelling circus. Back in the late 1940's and into the mid-50's, accompanied by his most famous companion 'Smoky' - the lovable Yorkshire Terrier bitch obtained in the wilds of New Guinea during his very active involvement in WWII - Bill Wynne (aka 'Mr. Pokie' on occasion) also became one of the most watched and loved presenter of children's segments involving trained animals on Ohio TV. He was shown on three different channels!

In 1967, Bill wrote a small - very successful - book about his life and adventures with 'Smoky' - who was officially classified as a 'War Dog' for her services to the war effort.. My gifted copy is from the third printing in 2003.

 

Whilst her description doesn't quite fit our expectations of a 'war dog' - 'Smoky' weighed in at only 1.5 kgs (about 4 lbs dripping wet), and stood tall at 180mm (7 inches) - she did actually go on combat recon missions by sea and air, packed away in a pouch no bigger than a gas-mask bag (for those of us who can remember these things).

Once, she and Bill were even under direct machine-gun fire during a violent Japanese kamikaze attack in the Mindoro Sea during the Luzon invasion.

Over time, 'Smoky' earned her stripes as a 'working' Corporal - and she received her own medals to share with Bill. - (Refer book cover)

She endured the dangers and hardships that are bestowed on a tiny long-haired female 'Yorkie' in the tropics - she was a working dog who could not be pampered or watched around the clock - she suffered 'hair indignity' at times - and, she had at least one clandestine affair while on active duty that 'cost her the loss of her Good Conduct Medal for a year'! She survived over 150 air-rads and even an Okinawa hurricane during her tour of duty.

She became as well-travelled as Bill - she saw the same war-ravaged Pacific regions of New Guinea, the Philippines, Japan and Korea as they were in the mid-1940's.  As a born entertainer, she lightened the spirits when the weight of combat was oppressive and laughs were few and far between.

Bill sometimes needed to, ingeniously,  stretch the rules a little to take her along - tucked away in her special pouch - and, eventually, she was successfully air-lifted to the United States at the end of the war when a few cases of temporary 'blind eye' affected the duty supervisors responsible for the necessary culling of some of the more exotic tropical animals owned by returning servicemen.

 

Bill surprised me by recently posting me the autographed copy of his illustrated memoir - 'Yorkie Doodle Dandy' - along with a few extra photos not shown in the book - and, I must admit,  the read was as good as it was touted by other more learned reviewers. I thoroughly enjoyed Bill's story - it was a subject that he was unashamedly passionate about - and that shows through. This is a really good book of war - and peace!

It is extremely well written and easy to read  - and it is dedicated to his dear wife Margie - it's not sugar-coated - just matter-of-fact - with a heart - and, it even has an added chapter about 'basic training' for our family canine pets..

The story is based about Bill's exploits - but, it is also about his relationship with his tiny lady 'Yorkie' named 'Smoky' - who was, virtually, the catalyst for his existence during an important time in his life.

Sadly, 'Smoky' has long gone, peacefully, to Doggy Heaven (c.1943 - 21Feb.1957) - but - she is a close as Bill's memories - and our imagination, as we read of the great adventures of a true 'Yorkie Doodle Dandy'!

 

This little book is a real asset to my library - it has been reprinted 3 times - surely an indication that it is worth buying and reading.

P.S. - Limited stocks of the latest version are still available through Amazon.com

All picture scans shown in this article are copyrighted and the publishing rights belong to William A. Wynne*.

*Bill has kindly given me permission to feature these aspects of the book in this review - and I sincerely Thank him for that!

 

(July 22nd, 2012 - Herald-Sun report - "Braveheart war dog Smoky wins honour at last.")

"Although Bill Wynne could not attend the event due to age constraints, he and his long-departed pal, Smoky, have just been honoured in Brisbane, Australia in a special ceremony on July 20th. 2012 for Smoky's additional service as a 'therapy dog'.

The original Smoky, the Yorkie War Dog, was posthumously awarded her medal at the Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital. 

There was large turn out, among them service dogs and handlers both military and police.

A 4 pound Yorkie was invited to represent Smoky.

The U.S. Embassy Consul General, Neils Marquardt, who was at both the Coral Sea & Charters Towers Memorials on May 1, 2012  accepted the award for Bill Wynne.  Bill Wynne is a 5th AF veteran who served with the 26th Photo-Recon-Squadron.

The Yorkie, Smoky, was apparently born in a Queen St. pet shop in Brisbane in 1943 and taken to New Guinea and lost - only to be purchased by Bill in 1944."

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RECENT CORRESPONDENCE!

'MONETA"

A recent email from long-time numismatic colleague, Serge Pelletier, has alerted me to a welcome change of availability of the Ottawa Numismatic Society's outstanding journal 'moneta'. 

 

Bonjour, Le plus récent numéro de 'moneta', le journal de la Société Numismatique d’Ottawa, est maintenant disponible sur notre site Web au:- www.ons-sno.ca.

Veuillez noter que les membres de la Société ont voté à l’unanimité en faveur de rendre 'moneta' disponible à tous, et ce gratuitement.

Vous trouverez donc également les numéros précédents sur notre site Web. Merci de votre soutien et au plaisir!

Serge Pelletier

Rédacteur-en-chef

 

Hi,  The latest issue of 'moneta', the journal of the Ottawa Numismatic Society, is now available on-line at:-  www.ons-sno.ca

Please note that the members of the Society voted unanimously in favour of making 'moneta' available to all, FREE.

So, you will find this, and past issues, on our website.  Thank you again for your support and take care!

Serge Pelletier

Editor-in-chief

CHANGE OF CUSTODIANSHIP!

Mike Metras has advised that he is about to gradually relinquish his 57 year old coin accumulation by means of eBay. He has also granted us permission to pass on the information to our readers.

 

"Hi, this email is to let you know that I am in the process of selling most of my coin collection after 57 years of collecting (my second attempt!). I thought you might be interested in some of the pieces. I’m selling the items on eBay - piece by piece - as I get them ready.  My username is arbateasmara.  By clicking on the username here you can see a list of the current items I am selling.

 

If you are interested in receiving periodic announcements as I add new items to the list, please return this email with a subject of “yes, let me know.” or something similar- that lets me know you want to receive these announcements, and I will add you to the list of recipients.

For those colleagues and friends who remember something I have, and are interested in obtaining it from me before I put it on auction, let me know what it is - and I will see whether I still have the item or items and I will let you know what I would like to have for them. Thanks for your time and consideration."

Peace and Joy,
Mike Metras
PilgrimageCreations.com
WorksAndWords.com

505-466-1643

Email:- mikem@worksandwords.com


'You can do almost anything with a little planning, determination, and madness. The latter may be the most important ingredient.

 

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"ALL THAT GLISTERS ....... we must add -

... IS NOT GOLD!"

 

During my lifetime, I have been fascinated by the concept of GOLD and have spent several decades in searching for, and acquiring, a small measure of it to see what the fuss was all about.  I will never be rich from my efforts - for me, the search was the BIG thing.

As a young man, with a dream, I trudged virtually hundred of miles (well before kilometres arrived) back and forth across areas of Tasmanian wilderness - and toted packs on my back that grew heavier each year - in search of the 'mother lodes' that, supposedly, lay waiting for my shovel and pick. How many other men - of all ages - have carried the same dream since this beautiful metal was found to have 'magical' properties that made the finder powerful and his life to become luxuriously easy?

My first awakening about the power of GOLD was when I read of Howard Carter's description of opening King Tutankhamen's tomb.

At that time, in the mid-1940's, I developed my on-going love of Egyptology and, after seeing pictures of those 'wonderful things' that Carter had uncovered, I also started to succumb to the lure of Gold and what it could be used for.

Even my boyhood reading habits changed - and the 'Alan Quartermain' stories - and the search for the fabulous King Solomon's Mines - became essential textbooks.

 

However, real life has a bad habit of ruffling dreams - if not shattering them - and, if I were not made of stubborn stuff I would have let my passion be stifled .... but I am ... and it did not!

 

My earliest encounter with Gold was of the 9 Carat variety in the form of a  small ring my late mother wore.

I think I first noticed it when I was about 8 years old.. It was in the form of a Lucky Horseshoe and had a small birth-gemstone in one corner.

It was not particularly lucky for her and it disappeared just after her demise in 1949 when I was 12 - so, I suspect an older family member received it.

I eventually bought a 9ct. Gold signet ring of my own - with a Black Onyx stone - when I was a young man - but, it suffered in a nasty car accident and was broken when it became snagged. I still have the bits! My finger escaped with just a bad bruising - but it gets a Winter twinge of arthritis now, 50 years on.

 

My next experience with Gold was when I was allowed to carefully handle an attractive enamelled-face American-made 1903 'Elgin' pocket watch belonging to my paternal grandfather - it was treated as a really valuable item by my grandparents who had barely survived the Depression of the 1930's

As a child, with Gold-dust in my eyes, I believed that it was real treasure - and it wasn't until years later, after a lot of painstaking research, that I discovered it was only Gold-plated and that about 66,000 of that particular model had been made! 

This particular watch was one made during the last of the 34 production runs between 1899 - 1903.

It was passed on to me, as an eldest son's heirloom in 1984 - but, it was not in working order by then and the glass had been cracked from the X to the XII.

 

1903 Elgin Gilded Pocket Watch Style #212 - 7 Jewels  (Size 16s. Code h3g6p)

(Serial #10359278 from the final run of 1000 that started at #10359001)

 

The dreams of Gold went on, however - I had seen all those old adventure movies as a kid, of daring buccaneers and cowboys who ended up with 'the Gold'  - and I read of the finds at places like Ballarat and, closer to home, the flooded mine at Beaconsfield and the finds around Lefroy.

As a boy, I still had older uncles who had been part of the 'golden era' - and their tales were like fodder to me. 

I had learned to love the bush, as a small kid, just after WWII. - and, I couldn't wait to grow up and go prospecting!

I had saved a bit of money and I bought a gold-pan and a fold-up spade with pick attachment.  I was already familiar with the bush as I had hunted for rabbits for meat and skins with my relatives. I even had a small single-shot .22 rifle (with no safety catch) that my late grandfather had made from bits.

While still at high school, I started searching for Gold during my holidays spent in the Beaconsfield and Deviot areas of the Tamar River..

I had done my 'homework' by reading old newspapers and I had an idea where to go. 

My inquisitiveness took me to some places I probably should not have ventured - but I did, and, whilst I am not a real bushman, I became reasonably proficient in looking after myself in the scrub. I was still searching remote areas, with a great mate, when I was in my late thirties.

We started finding a few bits of colour - and, we learnt a lot about minerals and mining history!

 

One of the giant pumps originally used in the recently closed Beaconsfield Gold Mine.

(Photo courtesy Janet Kerrison - 'Beaconsfield Gold' (4th. Edition 1981)

 

As a hobby, I had started to collect coins during the late 1950's - a habit that was kick-started with a gift of coins and tokens given to me by my great-uncle - a WWI veteran who had started at Gallipoli - as an underage volunteer - and ended in France with an assortment of wounds and the Military Medal.

As I had attained some military experience of my own by then - as a Gun-Sergeant in the Royal Australian Artillery - Uncle Fred and I had a bond of sorts.

Thanks, Uncle Fred - wherever you are!

My aim as a numismatist was to, ultimately, add a Gold coin to my collection - an aim that was only eventually fulfilled in 1991, courtesy of a gift from my late wife - who spotted a bargain 1916 King George V Half-Sovereign (see below) in a Townsville mall to which we had retired to escape the midday sun.

I think it may have cost her $70.00 at that time - a lot of money for her to spend for a coin that only had an actual Gold weight of .1177 oz. - that is about 3 grams - but, it was graded as Uncirculated, and, she knew enough about coins to see its potential - and, she knew it would be one coin that would probably remain in the family!  It was the first of several Gold coins (some of which are shown below) she eventually bought me during the 1990's as special anniversary gifts ....and, I was easy to cater for - and easily pleased!

 

With the late-July price of Gold now hovering, a little precariously, at about AUD$1535 per oz (that's about AUD$49.00 gram) - it was a generous fluke that she bought that neat little coin for me that day and started me on my own Gold Rush (more like a saunter) - but life is filled with those sorts of little flukes! 

Refer:- http://www.vision.net.au/~pwood/june05.htm

Refer:- http://www.goldprice.com.au/

 

Australian issue Imperial Gold coinage  - 91.67% Gold - 8.33% Copper

Queen Victoria (1895 Melbourne Mint - VF) Sovereign -  King Edward VII (1905 Perth Mint - VF) Sovereign

 King George V 1(916 Sydney Mint - UNC) Half-Sovereign.

Actual Gold weight:- Sovereign = 0.2354oz. Half Sovereign = 0.1177oz.

Mintages unknown.

 

Raw Gold nuggets weighing about 3 grams each - and a few more usual-sized specks panned from local river sand.

Mexico 1945  2-1/2Pesos  .900 Gold.

 

Over the years, I have slowly accumulated a few small pieces of the good stuff - as well as more local and foreign Gold coins, coins with Gold inserts, plus medallions of various shapes and sizes that have been lightly-plated with some of the precious metal in varying degrees of purity.

These acquisitions didn't come as easy as in the movies or books - but, the effort and cost in getting them, in one way or another, has highlighted WHY this noble metal is so fascinating and sort after! (A small selection is shown below.)

 

Gold-plate on Silver alloy Australian pre-decimal Postage Stamp replicas. (Boxed Set #68 of 1,000 limit. Actual mintage not known.)

 

2000 - Jerome Remick's  38mm.Gold-plated Navidad Medallions. (Mintage figures not available.)

(Various obverse designs were issued in other years with the same generic reverse)

1992 - Abel Tasman 70mm. Gold-plated Pewter Medallion. (#23 of 30 minted.)

1988 - Tasmanian Numismatic Society 35th Anniversary Commemoration 40mm. Gold-plated Pewter Medallion. (#11 of 30 minted.)

 

2000 - Australian One Ounce .999 Silver Millennium  N.C.L.T. Dollar with large Gold Insert. Mintage limit 30,000 (Actual mintage n/a)

2001 - Australian One Ounce .999 Silver Millennium N.C.L.T. Dollar with small Gold Insert. Mintage limit 30,000 (Actual mintage n/a)

1915 - Gold-plated WWI Victory medal by A. J. Parkes*. (Mintage figures not available.)

*Additional reading and illustrations - 'Tasmanian Numismatist' article - http://www.vision.net.au/~pwood/feb05.htm

 

Main Reference:-

"2012 Pocket Guide to Australian Coins and Banknotes" - by Greg McDonald

 

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GENERAL INDEX UPDATE.

'TASMANIAN NUMISMATIST - INTERNET EDITION' 1996 - June 2007

'NUMISNET WORLD' July 2007 - December 2011

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http://www.vision.net.au/~pwood/mar07.htm  - 2006 (Volume 11)

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'NUMISNET WORLD' - INDEX - July on 2012.

 Issue 7. July 2012:-

KEEPING BUSY! - The Winter temptation to curl up in front of a nice warm fire, watch a movie or read a book is ingrained within our 'hibernating bear'. Numismatists have a slightly more productive schedule - they sort, they list, they mend - and, any reading is usually from a catalogue relevant to their hobby!

AUSTRALIAN COIN & BANKNOTE GRADING. - This is a subject that is still raging - even if it is done in politely hushed tones. The 'numerists' and the 'verbalists'  (my terms) have both justified their positions and are prepared to go down with their ships. Collectors should be aware that several differences of grading opinion exist - they should study the differences - then independently make their own decision on how they will present their treasures for consideration.  

AUSTRALIAN CURRENCY - A virtual 'hodge-podge' of Australian banknotes has been selected to show the development of Oz  currency since our Federation - as well as to give an idea how different grades appear in circulation. Unfortunately, not all of the notes that have been produced are available for sampling and perusal - some are quite rare now - so that is the reader's chore to discover. This illustrated section is just the bait!

 

Issue 8. August 2012:-

'YORKIE DOODLE DANDY' - I recently was pleasantly surprised to receive a query from a fellow author regarding the authenticity of a replica item. A correspondence followed and a camaraderie developed that went beyond numismatics.

 William 'Bill' Wynne - a former U.S. air-recon photographer had a real story to tell - and a real job to do - in the 1940's during the allied defence of our nation. Bill's companion, a tiny Yorkshire terrier named 'Smoky', will be well remembered as an official working  'War Dog' with her own set of medals - as well as being a talented entertainer of children and adults during the early 1950's. 

The late 'Smoky', and 90 year old Bill, were also honoured in July, 2012 for their efforts, as a veterans' 'therapy' dog and trainer, by the presentation of a special award, at the Royal Brisbane Hospital, which was accepted on Bill's behalf by the U.S. Consul General.

RECENT CORRESPONDENCE - For those readers who use the Internet to keep up to date with international numismatics - you will be pleased to learn that long-time colleague Serge Pelletier has advised that the journal of the Ottawa Numismatic Society 'moneta' is now freely available on line at:- www.ons-sno.ca.  Another well-known friend, Mike Metras, has advised that he is selecting part of his collection for disposal on eBay. He has supplied us a link to his initial list - arbateasmara - so if you have an interest in getting in early and making an offer - this is OK for our readers.- but get in early!

ALL THAT GLISTERS ...IS NOT GOLD! - The word 'GOLD!' conjures up all sorts of feelings. Mine started at a very young age and never, ever went away. I have selected just a few bits 'n' pieces to show the scope of things that intrigued me because of their association with the most noble of metals..

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'NUMISNET WORLD'

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Numisnet World - (Internet Edition). 

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