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Visa’s 2012 London Olympic Games Sherlock Holmes Pin

Visa’s 2012 London Olympic Games Sherlock Holmes Pin

“The hand which fastened that pin…”

– A Study in Scarlet (STUD)

Your editor is also a collector of Sherlockian lapel pins and recently came across the above pictured lapel pin. The Summer and Winter Olympic Games are a boon to pin collectors, with hundreds of pins being issued to commemorate the Games by various sponsors, the organizing committees and national teams.

For the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, the credit card issuer Visa was a worldwide sponsor and issued over two dozen pins, including one that featured Sherlock Holmes.

The 34mm by 36mm pin was released in May 2012 and was manufactured in China by Aminco.

Another Sherlockian Pre-Paid Debit Card Option

Another Sherlockian Pre-Paid Debit Card Option

“… he has £220 standing to his credit in the Capital and Counties Bank.” -The Man With The Twisted Lip (TWIS) Several weeks ago, we published a post regarding prepaid debit cards featuring Sherlock Hemlock of Sesame Street. The company that produced those two debit cards, Card.com, also has another design that features Sherlock Holmes. This card… Continue Reading

Sherlock Hemlock Featured on Two Prepaid Debit Cards

Sherlock Hemlock Featured on Two Prepaid Debit Cards

“… all were equally puppets in his hands.” – The Adventure of The Solitary Cyclist (SOLI) Your editor is of the age that he grew up with the television show Sesame Street when it first started on Public Broadcasting stations in the late 1960’s. Oscar the Grouch was my favorite character, but I do remember seeing a… Continue Reading

HolmeWork Assignment: The Sherlock Holmes Credit Card

HolmeWork Assignment: The Sherlock Holmes Credit Card

“… while he has £220 standing to his credit in the Capital and Counties Bank.” – The Adventure of The Five Orange Pips (FIVE)          The Universal Sherlock Holmes by Ronald Burt De Waal and 14th Garrideb, George A. Vanderburgh has been a tremendous reference tool to your Mycroft as we first attempted to… Continue Reading