Icons in pigeon sport; there are very few around, but we know them all. No matter where you are in the world names such as New Freddy, Harry, Kannibaal, Wittenbuik, Witbuik, New Laureaat are renowned and familiar to almost all pigeon fanciers. Those who are lucky enough to have children of these phenomenons on their lofts are in a golden position; they have a true collectors item! PIPA Is always looking to offer these exclusive pigeons in auction. In this edition of the Collectors Item auctions, PIPA offers pigeons from famous lofts including that of Bart Geerinckx, Batenburg-Van De Merwe, PEC, F. & J. Vandenheede, Dehon-Demonseau, Gerard Koopman, PIPA Breeding, Eddy Janssens, Jan Hooymans, Cor De Heijde and Kas & Karel Meijers.
F&J Vandenheede (BE)
Youngsters from the best breeders & racers in addition to performance pigeon from the Mattheo bloodlines
Freddy and Jacques Vandenheede are possibly the greatest Belgian fanciers of the past decade. Countless National Ace Pigeon KBDB, National victories and Olympiad titles were won by these brothers who were crowned 1st National Champion of Belgium KBDB several times. Many of their best racers are now super breeders, where Mattheo - son of the legendary De Limoges - grew out to become their Nr.1 stock breeder. Generations of winners and National KBDB Ace Pigeons descend form this icon, amongst them is 1st Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB Annelise who now breeds like true champion too. In auction are youngsters from the best breeders and racers, especially from this sublime Mattheo bloodline. The cherry on top of the cake is a unique performance pigeon which will also be on offer during this fantastic auction!
Gerard Schalkwijk (NL)
Youngsters from the best breeders
Thanks to several stars such as Lady In The Dark, Orange Oil, Double Barcelona, Lady Richelle, etc., etc. Gerard stood in the spotlights of international extreme long distance racing in recent years. His speciality are spectacular nighttime arrivals. Many fanciers who introduced Schalkwijk pigeons to their colony were very successful. Amongst them is the 1st Int. Ace Pigeon Marseille 2022-2023 of Henri van Venrooy; a grandson of Barca King Schalkwijk. In auction are beautiful childen from fantastic Schalkwijk pairings, including:
- Night Goldplay (1st NPO Perigueux 01:14 AM) x Goldplay (1st Nat. S2 Perigueux 02:40 AM)
- Double Barcelona (father Night Goldplay) x Lady In The Dark
- Inbred son Orange Oil x Half-sister Orange Oil, the stock breeder
- Gladiator (half-brother Lady In The Dark) x Mother Amadeus
- Brother Goldplay x Hatsikidee (9th FCI Marathon Champion 2022)
Sjoerd Lei (NL)
Performance pigeon and several youngsters from the best breeders
Sjoerd Lei is well-known within the racing pigeon community, not only because of his role at PIPA, but also for his great racing results. Last year, Sjoerd was back as an active fancier and did so - not surprisingly - with mostly PIPA Elite Center and PIPA Breeding pigeons. This class immediately came forward as Sjoerd had a flying start with his young birds. In auction he offers a fantastic 1st Prize winner, direct from PIPA Breeding and granddaughter of the icons Blue Best Kittel, Shakira and Best Kittel. Moreover, he offers youngsters from two super pairs, including very exclusive double grandchildren of Grizzle Mama (top breeding daughter of Goed Grijs) and two children of Son Best Kittel II x Princess Porsche (super daughter Prince Porsche).
Wim & Steven De Troy (BE)
Youngsters from the best breeders and racers
In 2021 Wim, Steven and Marianne De Troy stole the show by winning two National races. In 2022 and 2023 they went on with their top performances leading to several Top 10 National Championship titles and Ace Pigeons, as well as top results at the PIPA Rankings. Exclusive pairs were especially put together for PIPA, leading to an auction of unique quality. Noteworthy is that Keesboer 863 plays a prominent role within this fantastic auction!
Team Euregio (DE)
Youngsters from the phenomenal Best Kittel breeding collection
In his ambition to form a unique team of breeders, Matthias Heinrich of Euregio Pigeons went to PIPA Breeding and PIPA Elite Center to acquire some exceptional breeding material. Children from Best Kittel, Best Kittel II and Daniel moved to the Euregio lofts, as well as children of the phenomenal Porsche 911. In this auction, Matthias offers inbred youngsters from these top class breeders.
Kas & Karel Meijers (NL)
Children of the best breeders and a performance pigeon
One of the most talked about colonies of the past decade was built by Kas and Karel Meijers. Founded on direct pigeons from a/o Leo Heremans and Stefaan Lambrechts, who were first tested as racers before being allowed to pass on their genes. This top colony was sold in a fantastic auction on PIPA at the end of 2022. They made a restart with children from the best breeders which ensured their colony's golden bloodlines. On PIPA they now offer a beautiful selection of Meijers pigeons 2.0, including some extra's such as a great performance pigeon, two incredible children of Olympic Nicole, a pigeon inbred to the super pair 998 Son Goed Grijs x Olympic Nicole, and Grandchildren Prince Porsche PEC.
Pallatt KBDB Elite (UK)
Youngsters from children of famous KBDB Ace Pigeons
The English star Dean Pallat cherishes an impressive collection of exclusive children, brothers and sisters of legendary 1st National KBDB Ace Pigeons. Dean put together several beautiful pairs and offers their children in this auction on PIPA; exceptional KBDB quality. These breeders include children of Golden Kim, proven breeder and full brother and full sister of New Kim (Van De Wouwer). Moreover, via PIPA Elite Center a very exclusive last son of Lieve, but also pigeons from a/o Porsche 911 x Louise and Prince Porsche, Million Pair, Golden Prince, etc., etc. from Best Kittel, Blue Best Kittel, Junior, Daniel via PIPA Breeding as well as brothers, sisters and children of Nadine, Finne and Sara, all 1st Nat. Ace Pigeon KBDB at Willy Daniels, the best from Anthony Maes, from Armando of Joel Verschoot, from 1st Nat. Ace Pigeon Patrick of Harchies and from wonder hen Cameron (Sioen).