1988 Calgary Winter Games Olympic Pin
Event: Speed Skating
width: 1" height: 1 1/4"
with single post closure
Hanna-Barbera produced a succession of very popular
tv cartoon shows, including The Flintstones, Yogi Bear,
The Jetsons, Scooby-Doo, and The Smurfs. The
Olympikids concept was developed as another show
but the story line was never produced.
These Hanna-Barbera characters included 6 Olympikids
and 2 coaches. They all trained on a ship. Other
characters were the ship's captain, his boy, and the boy's
dog and bird. Even though a show featuring them never
happened, the various characters were featured as
These pins were produced as part of a collection,
commissioned by the Calgary Olympic Committee, to
commemorate the 1988 Calgary Winter games. A second
collection was made for the 1988 Seoul summer Olympic
This information was provided in a 1987 publication by Hanna-Barbera.
Part of a left over assortment of pins we acquired
that were originally sold back in the 80's and 90's.
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