Month: November 2020

Victorinox Grand Prix

The Victorinox Grand Prix is a four-layer Swiss Army knife. This model was introduced in 1980 and in the following years (up until about 1995) it underwent the usual changes in tools like the addition of the hook in 1991. The unique feature of the Grand Prix is the inlay of a classic Ford Model …

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Victorinox Gardener

Two examples of the Victorinox Gardener. This model is also known as Floral Knife and dates back to maybe the 1960s or so. The frame is 100mm and the single sheepsfoot blade has a chisel edge. The black handled one has brass liners and was probably some sort of Premium version.

Victorinox Rosewood Executive

Here’s another Victorinox Executive. This one has rosewood scales with a silver painted shield and cross. It took me a while to find one in (near) mint condition. I do have another one in my collection but on that one the shield has worn of.

Victorinox 75mm Student with imitation tortoise shell scales

This small pocket knife was listed in the 1940s Elsener/Victoria catalogue. It was known as 50CT: 50 = the Student config (75mm, two blades), CT = Celluloid Tortoise. I’m putting this under cellidor although this knife predates the cellidor scaled SAKs. Old celluloid has the tendency to decay and shrink. These tortoise celluloid scales however …

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