Unique Original Swiss Bank Safe For Sale
€ 3,000,000


Original Swiss Bank Deposit Safe

The bank safe swimming pool containing 8 Million real Swiss coins is currently located in Basel, Switzerland. This is the original bank safe from the former "Schweizer Volksbank" and known to be one of the finest Swiss piece of craftwork in the early 20th Century. Part of the bank safes are exhibited in the Swiss National Museum in Zurich since more than 10 years. This is a true Swiss heritage that now is up for grabs.

It is in very good shape and still usable as a bank deposit safe. It will be removed from it's original location and be replaced anywhere in the world. You'll freely decide what happens with it.

The coins in this safe already have a celebrity status: They were dumped out publicly at the national square in Berne, Switzerland on 4th October 2013. With no security and no boundaries. 

After initially being published on JamesEdition the whole project went viral and now is a world famous heritage. Since early 2014 media accross the globe covered stories about it. Just to name a few, the project has been covered by:

- RT in Russia

- New York Times in USA

- ABC in US

- Globo in Brazil

- Bild in Germany

- Khaleej Times in UAE

- Kotaku in Japan

- E Canada Now in Canada

- BBC in UK


- Prosieben in Germany


Now it is seriously for sale.


This is not just an investment in a historical, exclusive and certainly unique object but also an investment in a global cultural impulse. The investement will be reimbursed in the context of campaigning for a basic income guaranteed (BIG) in Switzwerland and worldwide.


Original Swiss Bank Deposit Safe 

-   Year of contruction: 1912

-   Swiss handmade craftsman piece of work

-   Total of 1619 deposit boxes

-   All keys available

-   Dimensions: total length: 22.3m; height: 2.2m; width: 0.54m

-  Containing 5 Elements

-   Current room dimensions: 9.38 x 4.87

-   Boxes and lockers are a handmade fabrication of steel and brass

-   Plinth elements of marble

-   Additional middle corpus is already in the Swiss National Museum in Zurich


Swiss Coins

- 8 Million pieces of Swiss 5 cent coins ("Rappen")

- 15 tons of "liquid" money

- Dimension of the money: 6m3

- Alloy: Copper 92% / Aluminium 6% / Nickel 2% 

- Caliber: 17,15 mm, Weight: 1,80 g, Thickness: 1,25 mm


The buyer can either choose to only buy the safes for 3 million euros or both the safes filled with coins for 4 million euros. Both options include transporation to the buyer's location.


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