Victorinox Climber with long nail file

Victorinox Climber with long nail file

This Climber has a long nail file on the back instead of the multi purpose hook the current Climber model has. It’s an interesting knife: the long nail file is a very old tool and I believe this Climber is the only recent/current model available with the nail file. This model is mentioned in the 2010 Victorinox catalog, but it’s still pretty uncommon. The fact that the blade has the newer SWISS MADE stamp make it even more confusing… apparently,

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Victorinox De Luxe - burgundy, with gift box

Victorinox De Luxe in Burgundy

The Victorinox “De Luxe” is a luxury model, made from 1980 to 1999. It is almost the same as the very common Classic, but has enameled brass scales with a marble pattern and gold trim. The scales are squared off at the top and bottom, so these knives are slightly smaller than the Classic (56mm versus 58mm). The De Luxe knives originally came in a luxury gift box. There is also a gold plated version.

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Victorinox Camo Spartan

Victorinox Camo Spartan

The Spartan is the standard 91mm knife. It has the basic tool configuration with 2 blades, a can opener, a bottle opener, a reamer/awl, a corkscrew, tweezers and a toothpick. The Spartan comes in a wide range of scale colors, including this camouflage pattern. The Spartan is actually the modern incarnation of the original Swiss officer’s knife from 1897.

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Victorinox 2010 Dutch Army Knife - dual liner lock

Victorinox 2010 Dutch Army Knife

This is the 2010 model of the Dutch Army Knife (DAK). It is closely related to the Victorinox DualPro knife, but has a Phillips screwdriver instead of a corkscrew. The DAK has olive green nylon scales with an embossed Dutch army emblem. There are no toothpick and tweezers. Both large blades are one handed opening. The main blade is serrated, the other blade is an emergency blade or seat belt cutter. The DAK has 2 stainless steel locking liners: both

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Victorinox Voyager

Victorinox Voyager

This is a Victorinox Voyager. It adds an electronic clock and an alarm to the popular Climber model. The Swiss shield is actually a button that controls the clock and alarm. The Voyager has plus scales, containing a straight pin and a pen. Usually, the tweezers are in the front scales, but since there is no room for the tweezers (the battery compartment is in the way), the tweezers have moved to the back scales. They are a bit smaller

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