Victorinox Tinker and Climber with Mossy Oak New Break-Up camo scales

Look closely or you may not see them :)These two SAKs feature a rather cool camo pattern made by Mossy Oak. It’s called New Break-Up and each knife uses a different/random part of the whole camo image. The scales feel a bit like paper, I have no idea what material they are made out of and what kind of printing technique is used. They may or may not be cellidor or nylon. The Victorinox emblem is not a metal inlay

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Victorinox Tourist with horn scales

This is a Victorinox Tourist, which is basically a smaller (84mm) version of the Spartan, in this case without key ring. It has horn scales and the tweezers have an aluminium handle but I think that’s not the original one since this knife is newer. I bought this knife hoping it was 91mm, but since it is not (and in rather poor condition as well) I may put it up for sale/trade later.

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Victorinox Spartan – Schloss Neuschwanstein

This is my third fourth Swiss Army Knife made for KulturGut AG, related to my Bavarian Palace Department Spartan, my Bayerischen Schlösserverwaltung Huntsman and my Kaiserburg Spartan (I just realized I bought that Kaiserburg one a year ago :) ). All four of those SAKs have a similar, but not identical laser etching on the blade. This Spartan has a picture of Neuschwanstein Castle on the front and some text, a blue banner and a gold Victorinox shield on the

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Victorinox soft grip Tinker “Wabenmuster”

Here’s a nice Victorinox Tinker. It has special soft grip scales with a Wabenmuster (honeycomb) design in black/gray. I think the scales are actually cellidor with some kind of rubbery coating. Victorinox introduced the soft grip scales in 2009 with the Climber Road Tour. I think this Tinker, along with a ruby soft grip Spartan, was introduced a year later. I believe this knife was also known as Geotec or Geotech Tinker. Edit: white balance is off. It appears to

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Victorinox I.N.O.X. Spartan

This Spartan features a nice scale design matching the website and other promotional material used for the Victorinox I.N.O.X. watches (check out the background used on that site! Same image :) ). I was told this Spartan was only available during the introduction of the I.N.O.X. product line. It’s a bit weird, using a rusty image on a stainless steel Swiss Army Knife. But it’s nice :)

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Victorinox (Victoria) stag horn Camper

Here is another Camper with stag horn scales. It’s a bit older than the stag horn Camper I posted before. This one has three exposed rivets instead of two. The middle pin is less oxidized than the outer (brass) ones so I guess it’s made of nickel silver. Other nice features of this knife are the old, triangular awl (slightly bent unfortunately), five turn grooved corkscrew, old style wood saw, clip point small blade, sharpened bottle opener, +PAT can opener

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Special Huntsman display knife

This is a pretty unusual SAK. It looks like a Huntsman, but in fact it’s not. I bought it from my friend Marios. On several of my trips to France and Germany, I had seen similar knives but I had never managed to buy one, because these where used as a display piece and were never for sale. So what’s so special about it? First of all, the tool configuration is slightly different. It’s basically a Huntsman with chisel. I

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