Monday, August 15, 2011
Optik Binoculars and Swarovski Crystal Figurines
Swarovski Optik is an industry leader in high quality, precision long-range optics, scopes & binoculars. The binoculars feature the Swarovski Optik logo - the Hawk. They range in price from $950 - $1700.
But, Did You Know ? about the Swarovski Crystal Binoculars?
These are a crystal figurine in the shape of Swarovski binoculars, about 1 inch in length. Supposedly, the figurine was a display piece for Swarovski Optik retailers in Hong Kong in 1995. They sell on the secondary market for $250 - $400.
Another small figurine depicting crystal binoculars was produced in the Crystal Moments product line from 2000 through mid-2002. They are 1-1/4 inches / 32mm wide, with the Swan logo. They initially sold for $32.50. You can buy them on the secondary market for approximately $50.00.
Highly sought after by Crystal Fanatics are 2 Optik Falcon Heads in a Small and Large version.
They were produced for Swarovski Optik retailers in Europe to celebrate 50 years of manufacturing.
The small Falcon Head measures 1 3/4 inches & 45mm High. The larger size is 4 inches, 102mm High, weighing 2 lb. 9 oz. It is etched with the Optik Logo, and retired in 1999. You can pay up to $2,000 for this set on the secondary market.
Optik has also released various acccessories: key chains, watches, & pins.
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