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Was surfing around Ebay, stumbled on this...

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Any ideas???

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That's a secondary logo from the Jason era, yellowed with age.

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That's a secondary logo from the Jason era, yellowed with age.

I wondered that, but it doesn't show up anywhere on the Argos site for past logos, or on this site, or anywhere else...

Argo :censored: yourself.

Thanks for the help pal.

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Was surfing around Ebay, stumbled on this...

argos.jpg

Any ideas???

Pretty sure its from the end of the Flutie era when they still had Jason on the shoulders. Haven't seen that in a while. It's been badly repainted too.

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The combination of this secondary mark with the "Jason" primary was the best logo package the Argos ever enjoyed. Replace the Slate Green with Cambridge Blue and we're talking perfection in an identity package.

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The combination of this secondary mark with the "Jason" primary was the best logo package the Argos ever enjoyed. Replace the Slate Green with Cambridge Blue and we're talking perfection in an identity package.

I'm not sure. It's a great looking ship, but the leaf is a bit much*. I mean they play in the Canadian Football League. It's not like they're the Blue Jays and need to represent the nation in a mostly US-based league. Replace the leaf with the A from Jason's shield and you're onto something though.

Also, while Jason was the best logo the Argos ever had the identity wasn't perfect. Had they used Columbia blue in place of teal they would have nailed it.

*a blue leaf, however, could work if the team is ever purchased by MLSE. Sort of a tie-in to the parent organization.

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I remade the logo, not exactly, but to what I think it should/could have been.

If you want to see updates I'll post in the concepts section.

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not to be that guy, but if the wind is blowing from behind and pushing the boat forward, why is the flag blowing sideways?

things that make you go hmmmmmm.

Oars.

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Argo :censored: yourself.

I get it. If you don't, go to the movies.

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I have a bunch of Argos knick-knacks from the mid-90s and they barely used that logo anywhere. CFL merchandising was super primitive at that time, but even at that I think there was maybe like one t-shirt you could get with that logo on it. I never cared much for it (especially since the Jason logo released at the same time was so solid), but I have to admit mcrosby's remake strikes my fancy.

(also, I LOLed at Argo :censored: yourself)

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Argo :censored: yourself.

I get it. If you don't, go to the movies.

for those of us who aren't up to date with every single movie that comes to the big screen please feel free to elaborate because regardless if it was a movie quote or not it doesn't add anything to the conversation. As a matter of fact it is pretty worthless.

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The combination of this secondary mark with the "Jason" primary was the best logo package the Argos ever enjoyed. Replace the Slate Green with Cambridge Blue and we're talking perfection in an identity package.

I'm not sure. It's a great looking ship, but the leaf is a bit much*. I mean they play in the Canadian Football League. It's not like they're the Blue Jays and need to represent the nation in a mostly US-based league.

If this logo was made for use beginning in 1995, then this was during the CFL USA period and that would have actually been somewhat of a consideration.

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I remade the logo, not exactly, but to what I think it should/could have been.

If you want to see updates I'll post in the concepts section.

argos.png

Hmmm...looks too much like this:

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Anyone else catch the 5 second segmentat halftime of MNF where they mentioned the Argos won the Grey Cup, but used the logo thats not been used for 8 years?

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Besides them both being ships those two logos look nothing alike.

agreed they are both ships with water flowing but that is about it

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