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OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES COLLECTION
MASCOTS
GRENOBLE 1968 TO CALGARY 1988

PLEASE NOTE: All the mascots shown on this page are from my personal collection and are neither available for sale nor available for exchange/trade.

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SHUSS: GRENOBLE 1968 (France)
Shuss is the 1st olympic mascot, but was not took as official. It depict a stylized skiing man with France colors (blue, white, red). It was designed by Aline Lafargue.

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tissue made height 17 cm

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latex made height 15 cm

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tissue made height 12,5 cm

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plastic made height 9 cm

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plastic made height 9 cm

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metal height 7,5 cm

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plastic made height 9 cm

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plastic made height 5 cm

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plastic and metal made height 4,5 cm

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plastic made height 3 cm

 

 

SCHNEEMANDL: INNSBRUCK 1976 (Austria)
Schneemandl (snowman in german) was the 1st official winter games mascot.

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plastic made height 18,5 cm

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plastic made height 12,5 cm

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plastic made height 5 cm

RONI: LAKE PLACID 1980 (USA)
Roni, a raccoon designed by Don Moss, was the substitute of Rocky, a live raccoon unfortunately died before the games.

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tissue made height 37 cm

VUCKO: SARAJEVO 1984 (Yugoslavia)
Vucko, the wolf, designed by Joze trebec, was elected by yugoslavian newspaper readers between other finalists as a snowball, a chamois, a squirrel, a lamb, and a porcupine.

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plush height 30 cm

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metal height 10 cm

HIDY, HOWDY: CALGARY 1988 (Canada)
For the 1st time, a mascots pair is coming, it's polar bears, brother (Hidy)
and sister (Howdy) designed by Sheila Scott of Great Scott Productions. Their name was chosen in a contest sponsored by the Calgary zoo.

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plush (Hidy) height 26 cm

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plush (Howdy) height 26 cm

Next flechedroite winter olympic games mascots from 1992 to 2006

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