88 Winter Olympics VIP Pin



Item Description:

Medium:Metal Length (inches):0.75 Width (inches):0.3 Height (inches):1.0


This pin was given to me by Ralph Klein at a Media Accredidation meeting who was the Mayor of Calgary at the time.  

This image of the evening light and fireworks show held each night after the medal awarding ceremonies held in the downtown core at the Olympic Plaza in front of City Hall.   This image was taken by a friend of mine Al Watson.

Pin trading was big in Calgary during the Olympic Winter Games.   Personally I spent alot of time at the Pin Trading Centre at the Coke Tent on 8th Ave.   Unknown to me was a Newsweek Photographer took this picture of me talking with a Russian Pin Trader.   The above image appeared in the Newsweek magazine. 


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