Club members invited to vote in advance of AGM

Club members are invited to vote now on matters to be discussed at Fanderson’s Annual General Meeting on 21st March. Members will need to give their unique security code (supplied with their copy of FAB 79) along with other personal information to verify they are eligible to vote. There are just two matters to be voted on, which are available at

Voting closes at midnight GMT on 20th March 2015, so that the results can be added to voting by members in attendance at the AGM itself.

Please note: Unfortunately due to  technical reasons we are unable to provide a replacement should you have lost the original code sent to you with FAB .

Thunderbirds 50th anniversary coins revealed

Thunderbirds coinsNew Zealand Mint is releasing a limited edition coin series to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Thunderbirds.

The coins are scheduled to coincide with the launch of ITV’s eagerly anticipated new series, Thunderbirds Are Go. The first coin is a 1 oz silver coin that features a gold-plated Thunderbirds 50th Anniversary logo. It comes packaged in a smart Thunderbirds-themed coin case. Surely the perfect gift for anyone looking to celebrate the big 5-0!

“Our design team has really enjoyed the challenge of working with these icons of 1960s entertainment and translating the classic Thunderbirds designs onto silver coins. We believe that Thunderbirds fans and collectors will be thrilled to see the coin series revealed over the next few months” said New Zealand Mint Chief Executive, Simon Harding.

The first coin release is now available at, and is priced at NZ$112.00. The coin has a limited mintage of only 5,000 coins worldwide.

The coins will be issued as legal tender of the South Pacific island nation of Niue, and feature the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the year-date and the monetary denomination on the obverse.

Many thanks to Robert Hill, who provided the these gorgeous pictures of the first coin!

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