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Olympics Collectors to Converge at September Long Beach Expo

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Long Beach Expo Hosts 2018 World Olympic Collectors’ Fair

Calling all Olympic fans! The Long Beach Expo is honored to host the 2018 World Olympic Collectors’ Fair at the expo (Rows 1000-1300 & Olympic Pavilion Booth #948) September 6-8, 2018, featuring a free opening ceremony, autograph sessions, a silent auction and more!

2018 World Olympic Collectors’ Fair

The long-standing, annual gathering celebrating the Olympic Games, is a rare opportunity to meet over 70 international collectors who are buying and selling all sorts of Olympic Memorabilia, including Olympic stamps, coins, pins and memorabilia. Additionally, beautiful displays of Olympic pins, torches, stamps and more will be at booth #948 within the expo.

Don’t miss these special Olympic events taking place at the Long Beach Expo:

Thursday, September 6:
12 p.m.: Opening Ceremony of Olympic Collectors’ Fair
1 p.m.: Olympian Autograph Session

Friday, September 7:
1 p.m.: Olympian Autograph Session

Saturday, September 8:
1 p.m.: Olympian Autograph Session

A selection of Russian Olympic pins
A selection of Russian Olympic pins

So, what exactly is Olympic collecting all about?

Good question! While Olympic collectibles – primarily coins – date back to the time of the Ancient Olympic Games, most present-day collectors concentrate on preserving the heritage of the Modern Olympic Games.

To learn more about Olympic collection, stop by the expo’s Olympic Pavilion, and secondly, don’t forget to check out the website of the International Association of Olympic Collectors, where you can find out how to join an Olympic collecting group in the United States or other countries.

The September 2018 Long Beach Expo will be held in the Long Beach, California Convention Center located at 100 S. Pine Ave.

For additional information, including the schedule of events and a list of attending dealers, visit online at www.LongBeachExpo.com, call the Long Beach Expo at 888-743-9316 or email at [email protected].

Charles Morgan
Charles Morgan
Charles Morgan is an award-winning numismatic author and the editor and publisher of CoinWeek.com. Along with co-author Hubert Walker, he has written for CoinWeek since 2012, as well as the "Market Whimsy" column for The Numismatist and the book 100 Greatest Modern World Coins (2020) for Whitman Publishing. From 2021-2023, Charles served as Governor of the American Numismatic Association (ANA), where he was bestowed the Glenn Smedley Award. Charles is a member of numerous numismatic organizations, including the American Numismatic Society (ANS) and the Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG).

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