Profile: Lapel Pins – 1966 European Championships, Bratislava, Czechoslovakia European designers of logos and identities for figure skating events in the mid-20th century had a clear fascination with the compulsory figure known as the loop, incorporating some version of it—usually stylized—into many an event brand. And the loop appeared again on the various 1966 European… Continue reading 1966 European Figure Skating Championships Pins: The Bratislava Loop II.
Profile: Lapel Pins – 1973 World Championships, Bratislava, Czechoslovakia The costume jewelry craze, which hit its zenith in the 1960s and 1970s, made its way into the pins issued for the 1973 World Figure Skating Championships, held in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia. Not only were there standard logo pins that marked the event, but an unusual pin… Continue reading 1973 World Figure Skating Championships Pins: A Linden Leaf Emerges.
Profile: Lapel Pins from the 1958 European Championships, Bratislava, Czechoslovakia "Behind the Iron Curtain," where one dared never to go, was Bratislava, Czechoslovakia, site of the 1958 European Figure Skating Championships and where a large contingent of the continent's best figure skaters joined for strong competition in late January and early February. Like many other… Continue reading 1958 European Figure Skating Championships Pins: The Bratislava Loop.