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Vintage Victorinox Fischermesser

In the 1960s or 1970s Victorinox offered two versions of the Fisherman’s knife or Fischermesser. They were available with blue scales (uncommon back in the day) with a fish emblem on the top of the front scale, instead of the Swiss shield and cross. These knives were equipped with unusual scissors with a cut-out, and …

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Victorinox translucent scales

Just a quick pic of all different translucent scale colors in my collection. Note that the orange Cybertool (bottom right) is a different shade of orange than the Color Twins Spartan. There are more colors in 58mm, but those do not exist in 91mm as far as I know.

Victorinox Spartan – Bavarian Palace Department

Here’s the little brother of the Royal Bavaria Huntsman I posted earlier. It’s a Spartan with Swans, Lions and Bavarian shields on the scales. It also has a laser etching on the main blade.

Four shades of blue

I am always looking for unusual SAK scales (materials, designs, colors). A couple of days I found a Spartan with light blue scales which I had never seen before. Turns out at least four shades of blue exist in 91mm, of which only one is actually found on regular knives (with item number codes ending …

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