HUNYADI - KÉSÉLEZŐ Soha többé tompa kések éjszakája! KNIFE GRINDER In Hungary, the law concerning executions by beheading stated that if the head was not severed from the body by the third blow of the sword, the convict was automatically pardoned. This should have been the case with László Hunyadi, whose dense hairdo resisted three cuts. Unfortunately, the King disliked him enough to grant the executioner a fourth attempt. Now, László’s plastic reincarnation is here to make sure your knives…
DÓZSA CHESS SET György Dózsa led a very popular peasant uprising in 1514. His armies successfully occupied several of the nobility’s estates, often taking cruel revenge on the former masters. The revolutionaries were eventually defeated and Dózsa was roasted on a heated iron throne and partially fed to his comrades. The Dózsa Chess features a regular royalist army on one side and a democratic syndicate of red pawns on the other.
BÁTHORY * EAU DE VIERGE - VÉRFÜRDŐ Nem csak a nyolcéveseké a világ. BLOODBATH It was perhaps Elisabeth’s rich and powerful family background that earned her the rumors of bathing regularly in the blood of her young servant girls in order to gain eternal youth. True or not, the gossip worked very effectively: she was tried, imprisoned, went mad and died.
NEMECSEK TEA-BALL Ernő Nemecsek is one of the heroes of Ferenc Molnár’s youth novel “The Paul Street Boys”. Nemecsek is a little boy, but also a symbol of loyalty and determination, a symbol that dies of pneumonia after the evil “Redshirts” force him to stand in cold water for hours. Just think of that self-sacrifice while he prepares your tea.
BÚVÁRKUND IMMERSION HEATER In 1051, the Holy Roman emperor’s fleet attacked Hungary, laying siege to the riverside town of Pozsony (now Bratislava). According to legend, Kund – a simple soldier, but great diver – swam under the Roman fleet and sunk it single-handedly, using a manual drill. Now he is ready to heat up the situation again, inside your tea mug! design by Pista Contenta
SZT. LÁSZLÓ RAPE WHISTLE The Holy King Leslie had two special powers: he saved pretty Hungarian girls from the clutches of the enemy and came back from the dead (at least his head did) to lead Hungarian armies to a post-mortem victory. His lore combined with some sleek, high-tech design provides our customers with a handy anti-rape alarm.