Victorinox Executive - smooth red alox

Victorinox alox Executive

This red Victorinox Executive comes with smooth alox scales. It differs slightly from the gold Executive I posted almost a year ago: this one has the Victoinox cross and shield on the front, it has a key ring and it has no Victoria tang stamp, making it a little younger than the gold Victoria one. It does have the old style scissors with a single carbon steel leaf spring, so it’s probably from the 1970s.

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Victorinox 75mm alox pen knife - painted shield with thick lines

Victorinox 75mm alox pen knife

This is a nice single layer pen knife in red smooth alox. It has only 2 blades and, measuring only 75mm, it’s a very small, thin, light weight knife. It’s almost the same as the current Secretary and Pocket Pal models, but it’s 1cm smaller. You can see the size difference in one of the pictures (the bigger one is a Pocket Pal). I think the shield and cross are painted. It’s different from other shields I’ve seen before: the

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Victorinox red alox Cadet II

Victorinox red alox Cadet II

The Cadet is a nice, slim, 2 layer 84mm Swiss Army Knive with alox scales, currently available in several different colors. This one has a small blade instead of a nail file which predates the current tool configuration but is (unofficially) called Cadet II. This one is pretty old, given that it has ribbed alox scales instead of the current checkered scales. Also, it has the older style Swiss Shield on the front scale. The Recruit is closely related to

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