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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!

March 2019 Newsletter

Two Greek Club members, Stratos Klimou and Ioannis Thomakos, have written informative articles for this issue. Klimou examines the many different torch designs produced for the 1968 Mexico City Olympic Torch Relay. Thomakos, a well-known Olympic collector, has just published a remarkable book on the 2004 Olympic NOC pins. The book is reviewed by Peter Wade. A special offer is also available for Olympin Club members to purchase the book at a discount rate. Also included in this issue are details of the 25th World Olympic Collector's Fair in Warsaw and the Olympin Club’s 38th Annual Memorabilia Festival – 2019 Boston – to be held in September. 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 Website Launched & Registration Open!

Warsaw 2019 logo

The Organizing Committee of the 25th WOCF has the great pleasure to announce that the Warsaw 2019 website is now open at warsaw2019.org.

In addition to details on registering for tables and events, the website includes the Fair program, information on hotels, and opportunities for tourism in and around Warsaw.

Deadline for Table & Event Registration: 15 March 2019!

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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