The home base of the noble De Rauw-Sablon pigeon breed, Flanders Collection has a number of top quality pigeons in their breeding loft. This loft obtained descendants from nearly every top class breeder of Marcel Aelbrecht, Pros Roosen and of course Frans Sablon, and almost all of them have bred several great descendants. As a result, the annual Flanders Collection auctions on PIPA are considered the season’s highlight by many experienced fanciers.
The Harry dynasty by Jan Hooymans is one of the best families in the world. Harry got famous for winning two first prizes and one third prize against thousands of pigeons. In addition, his brothers and sisters also topped the national prize lists several times. Grandchildren and great-grandchildren of his stock pair Jonge Bliksem x Dirkje have now proved to be excellent racers as well. Both in regular races as in prestigious one loft races they succeeded in achieving top prizes. Just for PIPA, Jan Hooymans offers ten very exclusive youngsters from the Harry family. An auction of great value.
Bart and Nance van Oeckel have been playing a defining role in pigeon racing in Belgium for quite a while now. Their top quality collection is based on the old lines of father Jan Van Oeckel and superior breeding pigeons from Leo Heremans, Bart Geerinkx, Gaston Van de Wouwer and the invaluable Diels, and they have managed to make the headlines quite a few times. This loft's most dominant bloodlines, the diamond line of stock sire Zwarte Diamant and the Tennis line of the outstanding Lendl, have continued to dominate the provincial and national races. An invaluable collection of young birds from this top loft will be sold in auction.
The pedigree ‘Braspenning’ has been part of the Dutch pigeon racing elite for many years. Following in the footsteps of his father, Marco Braspenning achieves the same high level on overflights of 30 kilometers! This has resulted in many 1st prizes and (National) ace pigeons. In a classy auction on PIPA Marco is presenting his best fliers and breeders, with many 1st prize winners and top breeders. Eye-catcher in this auction is without a doubt the couple ‘Blue Jeroen’ x ‘Zus Fortezza’ – Heremans-Ceusters through Willem De Bruijn – that in merely 4 years produced an exceptional arsenal of top fliers. Combind with the old Janssen’s blood these modern top bloodlines are at the foundation of almost all successes. This auction will make your mouth water.
Some of the greatest champions from the Low Countries have been brought together in an impressive auction. The finest pigeon breeds from Belgium and The Netherlands continue to attract worldwide interest, as they bring fame to countless other lofts as well. Youngsters and brothers and sisters of some of today’s greatest stars will now be sold in auction - this is a top quality collection.