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Cooperstown Trading Pins
August 3, 2016

Cooperstown Trading Pins

Cooperstown Baseball Pins Located in beautiful Cooperstown, NY, Cooperstown Baseball World stands as living proof that playing serious baseball isn’t just for the major leagues. Also known as CBW, Cooperstown Baseball World hosts tournaments for aspiring baseball players ages 12-16 from June to August. It showcases a professionally groomed playing field and hosts the only…

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Custom Burnin Man sun Charms
May 30, 2016

Custom Made Burning Man Pendants

Custom Burning Man Jewelry Customized charms and pendants with your tribes logo! Customized Burning Man Logo Designs Excited about Burning Man but need a way to locate your group members? Designing and wearing custom pendant designs for Burning Man is a fun, creative way to connect with the event. Burning Man pendants can be made…

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walking stick medallion
October 14, 2015

Hiking Stick Medallions & Badges

Custom Hiking Stick Medallions Walking Stick Medallion What is a walking stick medallion? While fishing on the Metolius River in Oregon, I noticed a hiker walking by with this walking stick. He was out Geocaching and I had to ask him if he would be okay If I took a picture of his hiking stick…

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trading pins
April 3, 2013

Guide to Becoming a Pinhead – Tips On Collecting Pins

Guide to Becoming a Pinhead If you love lapel pins, chances are that you might be a pinhead. Collectors of all kinds amass with unique and valued items such as art, stamps or coins, books and more. But a lapel pin collector? Take Dave Phillips from Edmonton, Canada. His collection of pins related to the…

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american flag
October 29, 2010

History Behind the Flag Pin

The American flag lapel pin is a common sight in the USA. It can be seen on nearly every politician across the country, and often even on people who have no involvement in politics. The exact origin of the flag lapel pin is somewhat difficult to pinpoint, as it has gone through peaks in popularity at different points in time and does not appear to have been introduced until long after standard lapel pins were already in use….

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really old coins
September 16, 2010

The Oldest Coin in the World

There is still plenty of mystery revolving around the Lydian Lion. There is no certainty of the value, or even the purpose of the coin. But as it stands, it holds the record for being the oldest coin, having been created over 2,700 years ago….

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religious pins
July 26, 2010

Custom Saint Pins

Custom Saint Pins Custom medallions and saint pins are a beautiful way to honor Our Lady of Loreto! Many, whether they are Catholic or not, have heard the term patron saint. Patron saints are chosen as special protectors or guardians of specific areas in life. These areas can include occupations, illnesses, churches, countries, seas, oceans…

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disney pin trading
June 10, 2010

The Disney Pin Trading Tradition

Disney Pin Trading Make your dreams come true with Disneyland Pins! Since the opening of the first Disneyland park, lapel pins have been created and sold to promote the Disney culture.  A key component of their massive array of products has been lapel pins symbolizing their vast cast of characters, rides, and park sections.  It…

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die struck pin
July 9, 2008

Ordering Pins In Small Quantities

Ordering Pins With No Minimum Do you only need to order lapel pins for you next event? We can help! Request a quote today and we will work with you on the minimum order size.  Custom Pins Soft Enamel Hard Enamel Die Struck Gold Cloisonne Magnetic Pins Pewter Printed Cast Service Pins Attachments Trading Pins…

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trading pins bulldog
June 4, 2008

Umpire Flipping Coins

Umpire Flipping Coins Umpire coins and trading pins add an extra sport to one of the greatest American pastimes. The Rocklin Girls softball team didn’t have finished art, only an idea. They were hosting a tournament called, Piece of the Rock. They wanted a 1.5-inch trading pin. “A lot of trading pin customers come to us…

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