Victorinox (Victoria) Champion – Mother of Pearl

This Victoria stamped Champion is one of my absolute favorites in my collection. Not only does it have all the vintage tools like a clip-point small blade, long nail file, old scissors with single black leaf spring, +PAT can opener and old style saws, it also has beautiful mother of pearl scales and it is in mint condition. According to the tang stamp (obverse: Victorinox Switzerland Stainless Rostfrei; reverse: Victoria Officier Suisse and crossbow) and some of the tool designs

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1980s Victorinox Champion - fanned

Victorinox Champion

This is a Victoinox Champion from the early 1980s. The Champion was the biggest model in the Victorinox lineup, until it was replaced as the top model by the even bigger SwissChamp in 1985. It was still offered in following years and it underwent the usual changes throughout the years (reamer with sewing eye, chisel, hook, etc.). This one has the reamer without a sewing eye, the old style fine screwdriver on the back, no chisel, a fluted corkscrew and

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