2017 and 2018 Member Pins

2017/2018 Member Pins
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If you are visiting our site because you are a collector of Olympic pins or other memorabilia relating to the greatest sporting event on earth, then you have found the right place. The Olympin Collectors Club is a non-profit group reaching more than 500 members in over 30 countries. It is the oldest active pin club in the pin world, recognized for its integrity, reliability and quick service. We invite you to relax, surf around our website and then join us!

December 2018 Newsletter

The December 2018 issue of the Olympin Club Newsletter is now available on the Olympin Club website. Read about the front-runner for next year's Olympin Club Convention, Boston, Mass. The event is expected to occur over three days shortly after Labor Day. Terry Hedgepeth, the US Olympic Committee's Archivist and Historic Steward, writes about the "Crawford Family U.S. Olympic Archives" containing Olympin Club Member Gordy Crawford's magnificent collection of Olympic torches and medals he has just donated to the USOC. And last but not least, Jill Jaracz acquaints collectors with how a "Podcast Keeps Fans' Flames Alive Year-Round." To access the newsletter, simply click on the Members button in the upper right corner of this screen (or click here), then enter your Email and Password. There is a "Forgot your password?" link to the left of the log-in area just in case.


WARSAW 2019 Announcement

Warsaw 2019 logo

The organizing committee of WARSAW 2019 has announced the dates and venue for the 25th World Olympic Collectors' Fair. As hosts, the Polish Olympic Committee will hold the Fair at their headquarters, the Olympic Centre, from 24-26 May 2019. Pre-Registration is now available on the AICO website. Prospective table holders as well as visitors are encouraged to complete the simple online form.

 

Gallery - 2018 World Olympic Collectors' Fair
Los Angeles, California - 6-8 September 2018

Group shot at the LA Coliseum LA84 Foundation With Sam the Eagle at the LA84 Foundation reception LB Convention Center (l) and Queen Mary Olympian John Naber opens the WOCF Nick Wolaver and Nippy Feldhake having some fun Conrad Klinkner negotiating with a customer Co-Chair J. Becker, K. Rosen, and A. Polsky D. Presburger and S. Marantz doing some pin trading Olympic Pavilion LA 1932 & 1984 philatelic exhibits Olympic posters (C. Klinkner collection Olympic winners medals (Ingrid O. collection) Olympic torches (Ingrid O. collection) Pam checks out Dawn Harper Nelson’s Olympic medals Spirited bidding at the silent auction French contingent: K. Verjuin, JP. Picquot & S. Hatot Europe was well-represented at the Fair USOC archivist Teri Hedgpeth US Olympic Museum CEO, C. Liedel, and T. Hedgpeth Olympian Dick Fosbury with his new book Terrezene Brown (1964) and Dick Fosbury (1968) Queen Mary: Gala Banquet in the Royal Salon Queen Mary: members enjoying the banquet Queen Mary: members enjoying the banquet At the Outback Steakhouse for a final get-together Mark Chestnut and Dorie Leo at the Outback

Photos: J. Lopreiato, N. Jacobs, W. Wickstrom, M. Maestrone




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