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Welcome to Olympin
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!
2016 Rio Olympic Games - News & Updates
For the latest information on news and club events relating to the Rio Olympic Games, please click here. Recent updates:
- Olympin Club Luncheon, Sunday, 7 August (7/24)
- Informal Pin Trading Location (7/25)
- Update from Daniel Beniston on Rio 2016 preparations
- Coca-Cola Official Rio 2016 Olympic Pin Trading Centre (7/20)
- Olympic Memorabilia Exhibition (7/20)
- Exposition of Jewels and Curiosities of Olympic and Sports Philately (7/20)
Pin-tathlon: Twenty Years Of Olympic Pin Trading in Atlanta
(Article and photos by Sam Whitehead • Jul 11, 2016 • for GPB Media)
During the 1996 Olympics, Atlanta's Varsity drive-in was ground zero for Olympic pin trading. The restaurant's parking lot was open around the clock so traders from all over the world could bargain and barter.
Official Olympic Participant Badges - A collector’s guide
The brand new book by Hans Elbel and Oleg Vorontsov
The first 80 years of the modern Olympic Games saw participants wearing badges that often were made of bronze or brass. Some were gilded or silver-plated and often with enamel detail.
Here, for the first time, is a comprehensive, full-color examination of these colorful and much sought-after Olympic collectibles.