Franklin Mint Issues Made with Swarovski Crystal

Some of you may be familiar with products made with Swarovski issued from the Franklin Mint. Of particular interest is the Alice in Wonderland Octagon Paperweights, a series of 12 of them, issued in 1977. Others include a Cinderella Coach and a Cinderella Pumpkin. But of particular interest, and currently available are the Die-cast collectibles, available exclusively from The Franklin Mint.

"Franklin Mint Harley Davidson"

The Franklin Mint Harley Davidson


Here’s a compilation of them:

The Ultimate 2006 Harley-Davidson® Softail® Classic with Swarovski® Crystals, Limited Edition of only 100 pieces – The icon of motorcycling reaches a new pinnacle of luxury and excitement with the first-ever Harley-Davidson® encrusted with more than 3,900 Swarovski® crystals applied entirely by hand. Each model includes a full-wrap rear fender and chrome staggered exhausts to the Tombstone Taillight and a fully detailed replica of the 1584cc engine.  Size: 9″ (24.1 cm) in length. MRP: $995


The Ultimate 1933 Duesenberg Twenty Grand featuring Swarovski® Crystals,  Limited Edition of only 100 –The  Duesenberg was known as the ’20 Grand’;  in 1933 it had the bold price tag of $20,000. Today, its value would be in the millions. It has an astonishing 12,000 hand-applied Swarovski® crystals.  Size: Approximately 9″ (22.9 cm) in length. MRP: $1495


The Ultimate 1966 Shelby Cobra 427 S/C® featuring Swarovski® Crystals, Limited Edition of only 100 – The greatest tribute to Carroll Shelby’s® legacy of speed and performance, brought to life in the most spectacular model of the 427 S/C® ever built – dazzling with over 6,000 hand-applied Swarovski® crystals; Size:Approximately 7 1/2″ (19cm) in length. $1295

The Ultimate Corvette® featuring Swarovski® Crystals 1967 – Considered one of the most powerful years in Corvette® history, the iconic American sportscar is now bejeweled with 5,300 hand-set Swarovski® crystals in an Aurora Borealis coating   – only 500 pieces worldwide will ever be made.  MRP: $1295

You can see these Franklin Mint issues in CFC’s FABULOUS Photo Gallery!

FOR Collectors of Swarovski Crystal

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One thought on “Franklin Mint Issues Made with Swarovski Crystal

  1. Robert says:

    Do not really know if I like Franklin Mint items or not. I have never seen any of them here in the U.K. so I cannot judge them very well. But I think on balance I will give them a thumbs down.

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