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
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.
Lunch at a restaurant in the town of Ghemme with typical regional food and excellent wines.
Shopping time to the Lanificio Colombo and Loro Piana outlets.
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
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
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
The author of the first highest bid has the right to equalize any
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