October 5, 2011

Victorinox (Victoria) Spartan (model 234) - old style reamer

Victorinox (Victoria) Spartan

This is an even older predecessor of the current Spartan model. It was made in the 1950s and it was probably known as model 234. It has a shackle (or bail) instead of a key ring, the older, triangular type reamer and a clip point small blade. Note the exposed rivets.

Victorinox Windsor - fanned

Victorinox Windsor

Here is another Victorinox Windsor. It is basically the same model as the Windsor shown before, except this one has a different scale design.

Victorinox (Victoria) Spartan

Victorinox (Victoria) Spartan

This is a Victorinox pocket knife that is basically an older version of the current Spartan model. It has a Victoria Officier Suisse tang stamp, a clip point small blade and a 5 turn corkscrew with groove dating it somewhere in the 1970s I think. The Victorinox shield on the front is made of nickle … Read more

Victorinox (Victoria) model 72 H - tang stamp

Victorinox (Victoria) pocket knife with long nail file

This is a vintage Victoria stamped pocket knife from I think the 1960s. It measures 84mm and is simply known as model 72 H. The scales are made of genuine horn (hence the letter H). The knife has a large and small blade and the rather uncommon long nail file on the back. Note that … Read more

Victorinox Executive - smooth red alox

Victorinox alox Executive

This red Victorinox Executive comes with smooth alox scales. It differs slightly from the gold Executive I posted almost a year ago: this one has the Victoinox cross and shield on the front, it has a key ring and it has no Victoria tang stamp, making it a little younger than the gold Victoria one. … Read more