Victorinox Executive with mammoth tusk ivory scales

In November 2011 Victorinox released a rather unique version of the 74mm Executive mode featuring hand crafted mammoth tusk ivory scales. It came in a nice gift box with a cloth sleeve and a small leaflet with some information on the material used. According to sources close to Victorinox and based on pictures I’ve seen there were lots of problems with the fit and finish of these scales. Mammoth Ivory is a hard material to work with and several of

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Victorinox blue alox Ambassador

I really like the 74mm line of Victorinox Swiss Army knives. My EDC is a black cellidor Executive, but this one is an Ambassador which has only one layer and fewer tools. Usually, Ambassadors come with cellidor scales but other materials have been available as well, like the RocKnives, gold scales and mother of pearl. I don’t think alox scaled Ambassadors ever had there own official name, or maybe Lady Victoria. This blue one has a company logo on the

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Victorinox 74mm Travel Sprays

Over the last few years I’ve added ten different variations of the 74mm Travel Spray to my collection. I’ve never used one and they are a bit of a weird gimmick, but somehow I really like these. I’m a big fan of the 74mm line of Swiss Army Knives and I like the scale designs of these travel sprays. Most of these match one particular Swiss Army fragrance, with some exceptions like the one with the flag of Brazil. These

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A couple of yellow Victorinox knives

It’s almost summer and all the sunny days we’ve had recently prompted me to post some bright, shiny, yellow Swiss Army Knives. Yellow is quite an unusual color in cellidor, even though some yellow 91mm models should be readily available new. 74mm SAKs with yellow scales are fairly rare, while in 58mm it’s one of the standard colors. The knives in the photo are an Excecutive with cheesy ( ;) ) advertising scales, a Mountaineer, a Spartan with the Canton

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Victorinox Executive with yellow scales

The Executive is one of my favorite models. It’s small enough to be used as a key chain knife yet large enough to be actually useful (I think the 58mm SAKs are a bit too small although I’ve EDC’d a brass Rambler for months now). It also has a funky tool config with the weird orange peeler that has never been used on any other model. They are usually black or red. Other colors exist but without a company logo

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