Victorinox X Editions Spartan Lite

In the summer of 2013, Victorinox offered this Spartan Lite with a nice “Neon Cross and Shield Camo print”. It was part of the Festival Ready product range which was only available through the Victorinox X Editions e-boutique in the UK. It was designed in collaboration with Christopher Raeburn and came with a certificate of authenticity. This knife came in a rather old fashioned looking box which was a bit of a surprise.

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Four shades of blue

I am always looking for unusual SAK scales (materials, designs, colors). A couple of days I found a Spartan with light blue scales which I had never seen before. Turns out at least four shades of blue exist in 91mm, of which only one is actually found on regular knives (with item number codes ending in .2). Edit (20170501): I think the Bosch-branded scales are yet another shade of blue. I’ve never compared them. From left to right: Light blue,

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