Victorinox Limited Edition 2013 Damascus Explorer “Carl Elsener”

The 2013 edition in the Victorinox Damascus series was a Limited Edition Explorer. The Victorinox Explorer was Carl Elsener Sr.’s favorite SAK model. Elsener passed away in 2013 and to commemorate him Victorinox released this Damascus Limited Edition with his autograph laser etched on the front. The scales are hardwood; the ones on this particular knife (and another one I owned) are perfect but on lots of these the scales are very rough and uneven. The autograph is often very

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Victorinox Handyman – I.N.O.X. Sky High Limited Edition

In September 2017 Victorinox introduced a new version of their I.N.O.X. watch called the Sky High Limited Edition. While the watch is pretty cool the reason why I bought it was the Handyman that was included in the gift box. It’s a regular Handyman but with white scales with the famous astronaut inlay on the front. It’s limited to 2,000 pieces worldwide and it features a white paracord keychain matching the Naimakka strap of the watch.

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Victorinox Fieldmaster “Mexico”

This is an awesome Victorinox Fieldmaster made for the Mexican market. It has a lot of unusual details like the uncommon nylon pouch with yellow piping, yellow tweezer head and translucent black scales. I think these actually differ from the onyx scales that were available some years ago. I’m not sure about total production numbers for the Mexican market but a very small number of these were available in Spain.

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Victorinox Fieldmaster House of Switzerland 2017

In 2017 Victorinox introduced this Limited Edition Fieldmaster dedicated to the Ski World Championship in St. Moritz. This SAK has a nice abstract image of the Swiss alps on the front and a ski with the Victorinox brand name on the back scale. There is a House of Switzerland 2017 laser engraving on the main blade. I do not have an official number but there were supposed to be 5000 of this SAK made.

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Victorinox Huntsman “William Tell”

This Victorinox Huntsman with ruby scales was introduced in 2004. It has a color image of William Tell (or Wilhelm Tell) and his son on the front scale. It was made to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the William Tell Tell play by Friedrich Schiller from 1804. It’s not the best photo in the world :P And unfortunately the knife is in poor condition. Not only did it arrive very dirty but the main blade has been sharpened a million

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Victorinox Executive with mammoth tusk ivory scales

In November 2011 Victorinox released a rather unique version of the 74mm Executive mode featuring hand crafted mammoth tusk ivory scales. It came in a nice gift box with a cloth sleeve and a small leaflet with some information on the material used. According to sources close to Victorinox and based on pictures I’ve seen there were lots of problems with the fit and finish of these scales. Mammoth Ivory is a hard material to work with and several of

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Victorinox Battle Series: Battle of Morgarten

The Victorinox Battle of Morgarten knife was released in 1983 as the first member of the Swiss Battle Series. This Swiss Army Knife is basically a Spartan without key ring and tweezers. There is an intricate metal inlay on the front scale and a very nice laser engraving on the main blade. The knife is numbered (n/9999) and it came in a black wooden presentation box accompanied by a certificated of authenticity.

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