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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Victorinox Director with one exposed rivet

This 74mm Swiss Army knife is rather special IMHO, never seen one of these before. It’s a Director with the “Feathers” guilloché pattern. But apart from the engraving panel on one of the scales (a bit uncommon in itself), this one has one exposed rivet: the pin holding the non-floating spring (pin nr. 7 in this image) is exposed. It’s a rather old Director, with Victoria tang stamp and single leaf scissor spring, and the orange peeler blade has no

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