Day: February 2, 2011

Victorinox Serrated Recruit

The Recruit is a pretty basic 84mm Swiss Army Knife. It has only 2 layers and it has no back side tools. This one is an uncommon version, the Serrated Recruit. It has a fully serrated large blade. I believe this model was aimed at the North American market; mine came in a Swiss Army …

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Victorinox Tinker Small

The 84mm Tinker (or Tinker Small) is the smaller version of the very popular Tinker model. The Tinker is closely related to the Spartan: the only difference is that the Tinker has a back mounted Phillips screwdriver instead of a corkscrew. This particular Tinker is pretty old, given that the Phillips has a square shaft …

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Victorinox Altimeter - thermometer mode

The Victorinox Altimeter adds electronic scales containing an altimeter and a thermometer to the Climber model. Unlike it’s brother the Voyager, the Altimeter has been discontinued. It has been replaced by the Traveller, which combines the digital clock and alarm from the Voyager and the altimeter/thermometer from the Altimeter.

Blue Victorinox Spartan, Spirit of Greece

I bought this blue Victorinox Spartan while I was on holiday on the Greek island of Crete (or Rhodes, I can’t remember exactly, it could also have been Samos ;) ). It’s a normal Spartan but with a very nice Spirit of Greece illustration on the front scale. There is also a Greek flag and …

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Victorinox Spartan Lite

The Spartan Lite is a 91mm Swiss Army Knife, based on the Spartan model. It adds one extra layer with a Phillips screwdriver and an LED light. The LED light is operated by the little red switch on the plastic housing. The switch can be locked in the on position or just pressed for momentary …

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