Victorinox SwissChamp with rosewood scales

The Victorinox SwissChamp is arguably the most iconic Swiss Army Knife. It’s the largest regular knife although several larger models primarily aimed at collectors exist, like the SwissChamp XLT, SwissChamp XXLT and SwissChamp XAVT. For me, my interest in SAKs started back in the 1990s when I borrowed a friend’s SwissChamp. That’s why this iconic knife will always have a special meaning :) This particular SwissChamp is dressed in rosewood scales which have a nice dark brown color, especially compared

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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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Victorinox Limited Edition 2011 Damascus Climber

Victorinox Limited Edition 2011 Damascus Climber

In 2011, Victorinox offered another model with a Damascus steel blade, following the 2010 Damascus Pioneer. The Damascus Climber comes with very dark brown, almost black Ebony wood scales and has its serial number stamped into the liner near the corkscrew. Production was limited to 4000 pieces. The Damascus Climber comes in a similar box as the Damascus Pioneer. These knives have been sold.

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Victorinox SwissChamps

Victorinox SwissChamps – differences

The Victorinox SwissChamp was introduced in 1985 as the premium model in the line-up. It added pliers to the Champion Plus model which had been the biggest Swiss Army Knife before. The SwissChamp is still the biggest regular model, although a couple of even bigger SAKs have been available, like the SwissChamp XLT, XXLT and XAVT. Those are considered collector’s pieces while the SwissChamp is actually usable on an everyday basis. The Champ has evolved a little since its introduction

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