Month: November 2020

In 2017 Victorinox introduced this Limited Edition Fieldmaster dedicated to the Ski World Championship in St. Moritz. This SAK has a nice abstract image of the Swiss alps on the front and a ski with the Victorinox brand name on the back scale. There is a House of Switzerland 2017 laser engraving on the main …

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This white Victoirnox Spartan has a very nice image on the front depicting the traditional Swiss Alpaufzug. This is the yearly tradition of taking the livestock to the higher alpine pastures. In some regions in Switzerland this is a very important festive custom which can take a few days. I should replace that image with …

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A few years ago Victorinox started offering a new 3D printing technique for promotional knives. The digital haptic 3D scales feature raised surfaces that feel realistic to the touch. This particular Victorinox Spartan has those 3D scales with a stone-like surface. This Spartan was made for the 2017 Unspunnen festival in Interlaken, Switzerland.

The Victorinox SwissChamp is arguably the most iconic Swiss Army Knife. It’s the largest regular knife although several larger models primarily aimed at collectors exist, like the SwissChamp XLT, SwissChamp XXLT and SwissChamp XAVT. For me, my interest in SAKs started back in the 1990s when I borrowed a friend’s SwissChamp. That’s why this iconic …

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This Victoria stamped Champion is one of my absolute favorites in my collection. Not only does it have all the vintage tools like a clip-point small blade, long nail file, old scissors with single black leaf spring, +PAT can opener and old style saws, it also has beautiful mother of pearl scales and it is …

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The Victorinox Signature Lite is basically a Classic SD, but with a retractable ballpoint pen and a small LED light in the scales, instead of the usual tweezers and toothpick. The LED light is activated by pressing (and holding) the Victorinox shield on the front. This particular knife has sapphire scales that are a bit …

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This Victorinox Huntsman with ruby scales was introduced in 2004. It has a color image of William Tell (or Wilhelm Tell) and his son on the front scale. It was made to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the William Tell Tell play by Friedrich Schiller from 1804. It’s not the best photo in the world …

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