Held in the winter sports haven of Davos, Switzerland, from February 11 to 15, the 1948 World Figure Skating Championships were only the second to be contested following a seven-year suspension of the event (1940–1946) caused by World War II. At the 1948 Worlds, competitors and others received the well-made pin of the Internationaler Schlittschuhclub Davos as a keepsake of their participation.
Alpine Glory. 1947.
At the 1947 European Figure Skating Championships, held in Davos, Switzerland, the well-made pin of the Internationaler Schlittschuhclub Davos was given out as a memento to competitors and others associated with the event. The 1947 pin is one of only a few issued for a European Championship to feature a flower, in this case the much-beloved and well-known Edelweiss of Switzerland and Austria.
Pattinaggio Artistico Milano. 1949.
Milan, the renown fashion center and cultural hub in northern Italy, saw the best figure skaters from around Europe descend on the city to compete in the 1949 European Figure Skating Championships. Prior to 1949, all member nations of the International Skating Union (ISU) were permitted to participate in the European Championships. After Dick Button… Continue reading Pattinaggio Artistico Milano. 1949.