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OLYMPIC GAMES PARTICIPANTS' PINS ISSUED BY I.O.C . : COMPLETE SET 1936 - 2012

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SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES PARTICIPANTS' PINS 1936 -2012

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PARTICIPANTS'   PINS
ISSUED  BY  THE  I.O.C.
(INTERNATIONAL
OLYMPIC   COMMITTEE)


IN  THE  LATE-1980's,   THE  I.O.C.
(UNDER  THE  PRESIDENCY  OF  H.E.
JUAN  ANTONIO  SAMARANCH)
DECIDED  TO  HONOUR  ALL
LIVING  OLYMPIANS  BY  PRESENTING
THEM  WITH  A  LAPEL  PIN  -  TO  BE
WORN  ON  SPECIAL  OCCASIONS -
WHICH  COMMEMORATED  THEIR
PARTICIPATION  AT  AN  OLYMPIC  GAMES.


THOSE  ATHLETES  WHO  PARTICIPATED
AT  MORE  THAN  ONE  OLYMPICS  WERE
PRESENTED  WITH  A  PIN  FOR  EACH 
OF  THOSE  PARTICULAR  OLYMPIC GAMES.


THE  PINS  THAT  WERE  ISSUED
 IN THE LATE  1980s  WERE  FOR  
ALL  THE  SUMMER  OLYMPIC GAMES
FROM  STOCKHOLM 1912  THROUGH  TO  
SEOUL  1988  (INCLUSIVE)
AND  THE  OLYMPIC  WINTER  GAMES
FROM  CHAMONIX  1924  THROUGH  TO
CALGARY  1988 (INCLUSIVE).


EACH  PIN  -  MADE  OF  GOLD-PLATED  ALLOY  
& MEASURING  1 x 1.75 cm = approx. 0.5 x 0.75 inches -
DEPICTS  AN  OLYMPIC  TORCH
WITH  THE  RELEVANT  OLYMPIC  YEAR 
AND  THE  FIVE  OLYMPIC  RINGS


SINCE  THAT  FIRST PRESENTATION
OF  "OLYMPIC  PARTICIPATION PINS"
MADE  ON BEHALF  OF  THE  I.O.C.
VIA  THE  RELEVANT (N.O.C.s)
NATIONAL  OLYMPIC  COMMITTEES
- OFTEN  AT  SPECIAL  CEREMONIES -
THE  DISTRIBUTION  OF  THESE  
IMPORTANT  OLYMPIC  ITEMS  HAS
OCCURRED  IMMEDIATELY  AFTER
THE  OLYMPIC  GAMES  IN  QUESTION
(AGAIN  VIA  THE  N.O.C.s).


 THE  PINS  FOR  THE OLYMPIC GAMES 
 HELD  PRIOR  TO THE  MID-1960s
ARE  UNCOMMON WHILST  THOSE
FOR  THE  OLYMPICS  THAT  TOOK PLACE 
 PRIOR  TO  THE SECOND  WORLD  WAR 
 (BERLIN  1936 AND  EARLIER)  
ARE  EXCEPTIONALLY  RARE.


FOR  SALE  HERE
IS  A  COLLECTION  OF
  EIGHTEEN (18)
"OLYMPIC  GAMES  PARTICIPANTS'  PINS"
  ISSUED  BY  THE  I.O.C.
FOR  THE  SUMMER  OLYMPIC  GAMES
FROM 
 BERLIN  1936  TO   LONDON 2012.


IT  IS  EXTREMELY  RARE  TO  FIND 
 SUCH  A COMPLETE  COLLECTION 
 FOR  SALE  ON  eBAY 
AT  THE  ONE  TIME.


THE  AVERAGE  PRICE  FOR  SUCH  PINS  
OBVIOUSLY  VARIES  BUT  THE  BERLIN  1936 
 CAN  SELL  FOR  ABOUT  U.S. $500-00
(ONE  IS  PRESENTLY  LISTED  ON  eBAY
WITH  A  STARTING  PRICE  OF  U.S. $499-00) 
  WHILST  THE  OTHERS  HAVE PRICES 
WHICH  RANGE  FROM  U.S. $50-00  TO  U.S. $150-00
ON eBAY  AND  OTHER  INTERNET SITES.


ALL  OF  THESE  PINS  WERE  
MANUFACTURED  UNDER LICENCE 
 BY  A  FIRM  CALLED  BERTONI 
 WHICH  IS  LOCATED IN  MILAN,  ITALY.

 
THE  PINS  ARE  ALL  IN  MINT  (UNUSED)
CONDITION &  EACH  IS  ATTACHED  TO  A CARD 
 (WITH  AN  INDIVIDUAL  SERIAL NUMBER) 
THAT  IS  CONTAINED  WITHIN  THE  
ORIGINAL CASE OF  ISSUE  
[WHICH  WERE SPECIALLY-DESIGNED 
WHITE  PLASTIC  WALLETS 
- MEASURING 6.75 x 6.75 cm = 2.5 x 2.5 inches - 
WITH THE FIVE OLYMPIC RINGS 
STAMPED IN GOLD ON THE FRONT
 UP  UNTIL  BEIJING  2008
AT  WHICH  TIME  A  PLASTIC  BOX
- MEASURING 5 x 5 cm = 2 x 2 inches -
WITH  A  RED  OR  BLUE  INSERT
  &  THE  FIVE  OLYMPIC  RINGS 
 STAMPED IN  GOLD  OR  SILVER 
ON  THE  BACK WAS  USED].



POSTAGE  IS  FREE
BY  AUSTRALIA  POST
REGISTERED  (AIR)MAIL.










 

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