These pins are known to be some of the rarest in the world..

Rare Pins - e.g. Old pins, hard to get pins etc *pic*
UK The Braintree & District BKKS pin circa 1984 Click
US The Ventura county koi show 1985 - Kohaku Click
US The Ventura county koi show 1988 - Shiro Utsuri Click
US The Ventura county koi show 1993 - Tancho Click
UK Hoyland & District Koi and Pond fish society - Trophy pin Click
UK The East Riding section of the BKKS - circa 1986 Click
JP The 21st ZNA - Kobe Click
JP The 23rd ZNA - Shimoneseki Click
JP The 26th ZNA - Kokura Click
US/CA PNKCA - 1987 Victoria BC Click
US/CA PKNCA - 1989 Spannaway WA Click
AU Koi Society of Austrialia original pin - horizontal Kohaku Click
AU Australian Koi Association Click
JP Shinkokai Pin. Not exactly rare - but very hard to obtain.. Click
JP AJNPA (SHINKOKAI) Old Pewter Clubpin Click
UK South East - very old Trophy pin - Kohaku (left) Click
UK South East - very old Trophy pin - Showa (right) Click
Unique Pins - e.g. One-offs, proofs, rejects etc in very limited numbers
ZA KZN 2002 - reject proof #1. Click
ZA KZN 2002 - reject proof #2. Click
UK BKKS National 1995 - Showa (Badger head reject) Click
UK BKKS National 1997 - Asagi. Rejected in favour of Shusui. Click
UK BKKS National 2005 - Hikari-Utsuri (Copper colour only 2 made). Click
UK Koi Show 2004 - Hikari Utsuri makers error only 5 made - middle pin) Click
TW ZNA Taiwan District - PROOF (The proof is the one on the left of pic) Click
TW ZNA Taiwan District 10th Anniversary - Pink version (Only 5 produced) Click
AU Koi Society of Australa inc. 2001 - Sanke (reject pattern) Click
AU Macarthur branch KSA hand made Asagi pin Click
AU Macarthur branch KSA hand made Tancho pin Click
US 2000 ZNA Potomac - bad print Click
CA/US PNKCA Bronze Award - prototype. Click
CA/US PNKCA Bronze Award - actual - see note. . Click
US 18th AKCA Seminar 1993 Costa Mesa - real cloisonne. Click
US 18th AKCA Seminar 1993 Costa Mesa - real cloisonne - clear glass Click
US 18th AKCA Seminar 1993 Costa Mesa - real cloisonne - high relief. Click
US 21st AKCA Seminar 2002 Concorde CA - wrong colour. Click
US San Francisco Bay Area Koi Club - reject proof - light blue. Click
US San Francisco Bay Area Koi Club - reject proof - light blue with white border. Click
US San Francisco Bay Area Koi Club - reject proof - dark blue. Click
US Santa Fe Pond Society & Appreciation Club Pin - Prototype (Only 2 made). Click
NL NVN 2000 Rejected Prototype Click
NL NVN 2002 Rejected Prototype Click
ZA KwaZulu Natal 2004 Show - sample set showing different manufacturing processes. Click
UK South East BKKS 25th Anniversary proof set - Gold, Silver, Copper.(7 sets only) Click
ZA SAKKS (Gold pin/Burgundy background - Prototype Click
ZA SAKKS (Gold pin/Purple-blue background - Prototype Click
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