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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 some 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 2020 Newsletter

Birmingham 2022 logoGreetings to all our members from 32 nations. And a warm welcome to our 7 new members that joined since early September! We hope you are remaining safe and healthy during COVID-19!

This newsletter contains several interesting articles submitted by members including results of the recent Olympin Survey (and who won those free 2020 Tokyo pins!); an update of various Games and the impact of Covid-19; Facebook pages for collectors with plenty of links to explore; a pair of articles on Manfred Bergman who did so much for the promotion of Olympic collecting; a look at why Olympin Club members are important to AICO, the international Olympic collecting group; plus the announcement cancelling the World Olympic Collectors Fair which was originally scheduled in Paris in June 2021.

Gallery - 2019 Boston Olympin Festival
Boston, Massachusetts - 6-8 September 2019

Boston weather was perfect: in the 70s, sunny, and beautiful! Peng Xu started collecting in Beijing in 2008. Mark Fiedler, Pete Wade, Domenico DiPinto and Bob Kalmuk. Pam Litz explains pin trading to Bostonian Jeanette Ferreira. Lois Holloway, Mark Chestnut and Pam Litz. Jill and Alison gather stories for their podcast Olympic Fever. Ken Weiss displays his NOC traders. Dorie Leo, Bob Kalmuk, Sid Marantz, Dave Apathy and Doug Todd. Domenico joins us once again from Italy. Dave and Mark examining some Olympic treasures. Our auction helps to defray the costs of the show. At the pre-banquet reception. Festival chair Jon Becker welcomes all to the banquet. Members from 14 states and 4 different countries reunite. A sumptuous buffet was laid out for the Olympin banquet. Jousting for that extra show pin!

Photos: P. Litz and E. Schneider

Past galleries may be viewed here