House of the Swiss Army Knives Launched in Chongqing with 3,000+ Collections

by swisschambei in Legal / Tax / Consulting / Services

On June 18, 2021, the House of the Swiss Army Knives (Schweizer Messer)was officially open to the public for free with more than 3000 collections. Ms. Conny Camenzind, Swiss Consul General in Chengdu, Mr. Xing Jun, member of the Party Committee, Deputy Director of Chongqing Municipal Commission of Culture and Tourism Development, and Mr. Martin Mueller, National Chairman of Swiss Chinese Chamber of Commerce, attended the event and delivered welcome speeches. About fifty enthusiasts from all over the country also gathered in Chongqing to witness this grand opening of sabers and craftsmanship of the Swiss Army Knife. As an important platform for Sino-Swiss cultural exchanges, Sino-Swiss Techno Park (SSTP) in Chongqing Liangjiang New Area initially introduced the House of Swiss Army Knives project in Asia in December 2020. This project was created by the private collector Mr. Yang Haoran, a collector who owns more than 3,000 pieces with a spanning history of hundreds of years and covering the entire range of Swiss Army Knives. This private museum is currently the largest in Asia with the richest collections. Yang Haoran was selected by Victorinox Swiss Army Knife company as one of the seven Greatest Swiss Army Knife Collectors in the world. He is also the only non-European and non-American collector. He has been invited to visit the Swiss Army Knife Headquarters factory for times and has been on media in China and aboard.

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