PROGRAM

 

September 15th, 2016 – Thursday

6:00 PM Official welcome

Cocktail party in the century-old park of the hotel, where the environment is enriched by artificial lakes

and aquatic plants, and the air is enhanced by the fragrances of a rose garden.

 

September 16th, 2016 – Friday

10:00 AM

Guided visit to the town of GHEMME (founded in 365 a.D.) and to the Rovellotti winery.

Pick up in front of the hotel, where 2 busses will drive you to the destination, crossing the hills between

Maggiore and Orta lakes.

Wine tasting and historical presentation of the Rovellotti Estate.

NOON

Lunch at a restaurant in the town of Ghemme with typical regional food and excellent wines.

3:00 PM

Shopping time to the Lanificio Colombo and Loro Piana outlets.

5:00 PM

End of the guided tour and return to the hotel. The hotel has both indoor and outdoor swimming pools,

a “jacuzzi cave”, “multi-sensory showers”, a sauna, a Turkish bath, a gym, and tennis courts (all of

these activity are free for guests).

Evening off to take a walk in the town of Stresa, which offers anything you need for your amusement

and relax.

 

September 17th, 2016 – Saturday

The sale of all these knives is under direct responsibility of the owners

All the offers must be in EUROS

A buffet lunch will be available for all the guests during the show

09:30 AM Show opens to guests

All the participants will be provided with a badge and with “intent to purchase” slips.

10:00 AM Viewing period for the “special knives” made by the makers, as well as their

optional knives

The “special knives” will be sold by open bid;

The auction price is fixed by the makers;

the bidders have the right to bid any amount they want;

The maker has the right to accept or not any offer below the auction price;

The optional knives will be sold by drawing.

12:30 PM Bidding time closes, drawing of the Winners begins (one knife at a time)

For the “special” knives, there might be an opportunity for a second bid if the top bids in the

first round are included in a range of 1.000€. the bid up system will be used for the counter-offers

as well.

The author of the first highest bid has the right to equalize any

subsequent one.

1:00 PM Viewing period for the knives placed on sale by collectors

All these knives will be sold by drawing.

4:00 PM The show officially closes

7:00 PM Farewell dinner in the main saloon of the hotel