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.
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
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