WORLD PREMIERE: A Swiss classic in a luxury dress
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Ibach (ots) - Victorinox and Bonfort present the premiere of the
world's most exquisite pocket knife. The two Swiss companies combine
functionality and exclusivity to create a unique accessory. The Swiss
pocket knife covered with up to 800 flawless diamonds melds quality
with style and elegance to form a product that meets the greatest
From an indispensable daily companion to a sparkling star with
brilliance and glamour
The quality products from the Swiss cutler Victorinox are
testimony to and examples of 120 years of highly regarded Swiss
quality craftsmanship around the world. But never before have these
valuable daily wizards been presented in such noble dress.
Bonfort, a Swiss luxury refinement company, created the
"Collection Victoria" to celebrate the 120th anniversary of
Victorinox. Bonfort lent the hallmark product sparkle and glamour by
employing another art form the Swiss have perfected - working with
In conjunction with Victorinox, the designers of Bonfort
transformed the pocket knives into luxury, functional accessories
with the artistry and skill of Swiss goldsmith craftsmanship. Refined
with a platinum or yellow gold finish and set with up to 800 flawless
diamonds, it is the most valuable pocket knife in the world and turns
the daily companion into a dazzling icon.
The pocket knives of the "Collection Victoria" series are truly
the most exqusite in the world.
120 years of expertise and tradition
With the anniversary of Victorinox, a part of Switzerland is
turning 120 years old. To celebrate this milestone, Bonfort
collaborated with the traditional Swiss company to create the
"Collection Victoria". The exquisite pocket knife could be realised
thanks to this cooperation and the resulting fertile combination of
solid business know-how and creative pioneering spirit.
Why? "Maybe because it has already saved so many lives, because it
has helped expeditions to outer space achieve success or because it
is a regular fixture in daily life? Or simply because there was no
way more appropriate to celebrate the 120-year existence of
Victorinox," said Carl Elsener Jr., CEO of Victorinox and
great-grandson of the founder, Karl Elsener, and his wife Victoria
Elsener, after whom the collection is named
The "Collection Victoria" is limited to 120 pieces worldwide and
consists of two pocket knives with 11 or 7 functions [e.g. blade,
corkscrew, can opener, bottle opener, screwdrivers, awl, tweezers,
scissors and others]. All functions are ornately adorned with diamond
engraving. The serial number of each masterpiece in this limited
series is also engraved on the blade. The artistically crafted shells
are made of pure platinum 950 or yellow gold 750 and inset
painstakingly by hand with flawless diamonds.
The large, 91mm-long original officer's knives - Série I - are
decorated with up to 800 diamonds set in classical and beautiful pavé
style over the shell with a total weight of about 20 carats. The
knives in the smaller collection - Série II - are 74mm in length and
decorated with 429 diamonds weighing about 4 carats, set in vertical
lines on the cover of the pocket knife.
40 unique pieces will be produced for Série I and 80 for Série II.
Both are timeless and ultimate luxury accessories for lovers of
luxury and exclusiveness.
The "Collection Victoria": A new status symbol
These pocket knives are the ultimate luxury product, rare and
unique, featuring a combination of ultimate craftsmanship and
functionality, attributes which set new standards on the luxury goods
market. The knives of the "Collection Victoria" are a new status
symbol, the ultimate personal product for those who adore the special
things in life. The first 8 pieces have been already reserved.
The pocket knives of the "Collection Victoria" series are
available at select jewellers or directly from Bonfort at prices from
CHF 39,000 to 129,000.