Kodak sponsor pin created for the 1990 Winter Olympic Festival in Minneapolis

Description (Brief):

Kodak sponsor pin created for the 1990 Winter Olympic Festival in Minneapolis. Olympic pin collecting began as early as 1900 and gained momentum at the 1936 Games. Through the 1960s pin trading was on the upswing but really took off at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games with sponsor's becoming more prevalent. Coca-Cola set up a pin trading area at the Calgary Games which gave a boost to the hobby which is still a big part of the Olympic experience.

Date Made: 1990

Location: Currently not on view

Level Of Sport: AmateurWeb Subject: CollectorsSportsName Of Sport: Olympics


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2008.3038.26Nonaccession Number: 2008.3038Catalog Number: 2008.3038.26

Object Name: pin, olympicolympic pinpin, winter olympics

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2.3 cm x 3 cm; 7/8 in x 1 3/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-b865-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1343600

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