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Features: Past VROC Pins

Badger Joe Paradise, VROC #77, has been designing and selling the VROC pin right from the start of VROC. This page shows the various designs of the official VROC pin for each past year.

To order the current pin (assuming he still has some left), visit Badger's Pin Ordering page. You can print out the page and send it in for your pins.

1997 - 1998

The original pin was produced for 2 years and was undated. The first run of 100 had red lettering instead of the black that followed in 98.

Total production was about 300. Sorry, no more left.

1999

Colors were red, black, green and ivory (97 Classic colors!) on silver base. Nail and safety pin clasps.

~750 made. Sorry, no more left.

2000

Done in red, white, black with chromed base metal. 1-1/4" size with added millennium rockers top and bottom, both nail back and safety pin attachments.

~800 produced. Sorry, no more left.

2001

Ill-fated Wyatt Wolfe design, modeled after Kawi Classic logo. Small in size (~1") Both nail and safety pin clasps.

only about 300 made. Sorry, no more left.

2002

Red and gray with silver lettering and year, 1-1/4" in size in both nail back and safety pin fasteners.

1000 produced. Sorry, no more left.

2003

Done in red, white, lt. blue, dk. blue on silvered base metal. Hard to read 2003 date, nail and safety pin attachments.

1000 produced. Sorry, no more left.

2004

Done in white, red and "EZ" yellow on a black chrome base metal. First of the screw back posts only years.

1000 produced. Sorry, no more left.

2005

1-1/8" in size, black and white with blue VROC in center. No epoxy dome with a nickel plate base metal. Screw back post only.

1450 produced. Sorry, no more left.

2006

1-1/4" in size (larger than previous years), white, red and black. VROC 10th Anniversary edition with Wolfman #3 R.I.P. tribute. Gold plate base metal with clear epoxy dome. Screw back post only.

2000 produced. Sorry, no more left.

2007

1-1/8" in size, white, red and black enamels on a white background. Black plated brass base metal with clear epoxy dome. Screw back post only. "Gyro's" logo design.

1800 produced. Sorry, no more left.

2008

1-1/8" in size, done in white and red enamels on black background. Nickel plated brass base metal with clear epoxy dome. Screw back post only. Original long wing design.

1800 produced. Sorry, no more left.

2009

1-1/8" in size, done in white, red, blue and black enamels. Gold plated brass base metal with clear epoxy dome. Screw back post only. Similar in size and shape to 2006 Wolfman pin.

1500 produced. Sorry, no more left.

2010

1-1/8" in size wingtip to wingtip. Done in white, red, light blue and dark blue enamels and based on the classic long-wing VROC logo. Silver plated brass base metal with clear epoxy dome. Screw back post only.

1500 produced. Sorry, no more left.

2011

1-1/8" in size wingtip to wingtip. Done in white, red, yellow, medium blue enamel with a newly added dark blue enamel outer ring. The design uses the short-wing VROC logo. Black chrome plated brass base metal with clear epoxy dome. Screw back post only. Blame all the blue choices on my 2009 Voyager - she MADE me do it!

1500 produced. Sorry, no more left.

2012

The 2012 VROC Pins measure 1-1/8" in size wingtip to wingtip. This years colors are "'sparklin in the sun metallic gold and silver enamels on a black metal pin. After 16 years I needed to kick it up a notch and add some bling to this year's design! ;-)

About 100 still available.

2013

The 2013 VROC Pins measure 1-1/8" wingtip to wingtip. The pins show a 4 color design done in black, red, white and metallic gold enamels on a gold plated metal pin with a clear epoxy dome covering.

2014 Antiqued Bronze

The 2014 VROC Pins measure 1-1/8" in size wingtip to wingtip. The enamel colors are black and red on TWO DIFFERENT METAL BASES - ANTIQUED BRONZE AND ANTIQUED PEWTER. The outer shape was changed to a diamond form.

2014 Antiqued Pewter

The 2014 VROC Pins measure 1-1/8" in size wingtip to wingtip. The enamel colors are black and red on TWO DIFFERENT METAL BASES - ANTIQUED BRONZE AND ANTIQUED PEWTER. The outer shape was changed to a diamond form.