1981 Canadian Figure Skating Championships Pins: Maritime Time.

Profile: Lapel Pins from the 1981 Canadian Figure Skating Championships, Halifax, Canada Halifax is a busy seaport city in the province of Nova Scotia, way up in Atlantic Canada, that has hosted a number of major figure skating championships, including the 1981 Canadian Figure Skating Championships, the subject of this blog from The Netropolitan Museum… Continue reading 1981 Canadian Figure Skating Championships Pins: Maritime Time.

The One With the Wonky “n.” 1983.

When it comes to pins produced to commemorate the long-running Skate Canada event, the 1983 pin is among the most interesting. Not because of complex or clever design (or even well-done design, for that matter) but simply because of the shape: a graceful oval. In a sport where event pins are often circular or rectangular, any variation in shape is a welcomed change.