Month: November 2020

Victorinox Spartan “Alpaufzug”

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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Victorinox Spartan with digital haptic 3D scales – stone

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.

Victorinox SwissChamp with rosewood scales

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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