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28/7: Sponsor & Internal 1 Year To Go Round Up

A busy day for 1 Year to Go pins yesterday. Thanks to excellent and persistent detective work by some readers, here's news of what was released yesterday.

An internal 1 Year To Go pin was issued to all LOCOG and ODA staff

This is pin LOC0015 and has the words 'Thank You' printed on the back




18/7: First Sponsor 1 Year To Go Pin

The first sponsor 1 Year To Go pin has been announced by BT. This is pin BT0005 and follows the style of their previous countdown pins.
 
No issue size information is available for this at the moment, but there were 6,000 of the BT 2 Years To Go pin.

16/7: Two New Mascot Sports Pins

Wenlock tries out two new sports in the latest mascot pins. This time it's football and water polo.

As with the other mascot sports pins, these are limited to 10,000. Both are prices at £6.50 and available now.

13/7: 400 Days to Go - Paralympic Version

It's Mandeville's turn to celebrate the 400 day to go milestone with a new pin available from next week. The 400 days to the Paralympic Games falls on 26 July, the day before the Olympic 1 Year To Go day.

This pin is limited to 2,012 pieces and is priced at £6.50.

10/7: New Internal Pins

Some of you may have noticed some additions to the internal catalogue over the past few days, as there have been a few new LOCOG and ODA pins spotted. For those that haven't, here's a round-up.




28/6: New Mascot Poses

Looks like the official online shop has launched some new mascot pins today. A quick look through the site reveals the following

Two individual mascots in Union Flag colours (soft enamel) - £6.50 each
A pair of Union Flag mascots (printed) - £7.50 the pair
A boxed set of Union Flag mascots (soft enamel) - larger than those above - £20 boxed
A boxed set of police mascots (soft enamel) - same size as the boxed Union Flag mascots - £20 boxed


24/6: Taxi Pins

Today sees the launch of 3 new London Taxi pins.

Each pin is limited to 50,000 pieces and RRP is £7 each. They are available now and should be with your favourite retailers soon.

21/6: Sponsor News - Eurostar and Airwave

Eurostar
We came across a press release today from Eurostar. It appears the first of 3 pin badges they plan to release has been announced. There was an internal competition to design the pin and the competition was won by the daughter of a Eurostar employee.