United States Olympic Committee pin

Description (Brief):

United States Olympic Committee pin. 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: 2003

Location: Currently not on view

Web Subject: SportsLevel Of Sport: OlympicsRelated Event: Olympic Winter Games: Salt Lake City, 2002


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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2014.3013.233Nonaccession Number: 2014.3013Catalog Number: 2014.3013.233

Object Name: pin, olympicolympic pinpin, summer olympics

Physical Description: enamel (overall material)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 in x 4 in; 7.62 cm x 10.16 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-3752-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1466674

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