A Romanian attempted to pass through Switzerland with 82 rare ironing machines, Swiss television Tagesschau informs. The objects were discovered by customs police at the Basel - Weil border. They were hidden in blankets, behind other bags, in the truck.
The collectibles were packed in bags. Customs officers evaluated the objects at 40,230 Swiss francs. The 52 year old Romanian declared that he is collecting the objects, when prompted by the officers.