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“Pin-Up” of the Week: Sochi 2014 Nippon TV Winter Olympics Media Pin

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The 2014 Winter Olympics are in full swing over in Sochi, Russia.  Norway currently holds the most medals with six.  Whenever the Olympics come around, pin collectors are in heaven.  Pin trading is huge when it comes to the Olympics.  Its even bigger than the Little League World Series.  They pretty much have a pin for everything.

Media outlets from all over the world are represented at the Olympics.  In America, NBC has the most coverage.  Over in Tokyo, Japan they have Nippon TV.  Nippon TV has been around for 60 years.  They were the first to air a TV commercial and broadcast in color.  Nippon TV has a rich history in shaping Japanese television much like ABC, NBC, and CBS do here in America.

If you’re attending the Winter Olympics right now, consider yourself lucky if you can get your hands on one of these Nippon TV media pins.  One recently sold for $90.00.

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The Speed Skating Sketch

The 2010 Winter Olympics may very well be over, but that didn’t stop Monty Sheldon from creating a sketch card of the most decorated Winter Olympian, Apolo Ohno.

When it comes to cards of Olympians, there aren’t a whole lot.  In fact, this sketch and his 2004 Donruss World Series Fans of the Game autograph are probably his most valuable cards available on the secondary market.  Sketch cards featuring athletes are usually dominated by baseball because they sell better.  I think its nice to see something a little different for once.  Be sure to check out the auction for the Ohno sketch here.

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