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Two examples of the Victorinox Gardener. This model is also known as Floral Knife and dates back to maybe the 1960s or so. The frame is 100mm and the single sheepsfoot blade has a chisel edge. The black handled one has brass liners and was probably some sort of Premium version.

Victorinox Spartan Na Klar! Deutschland

Just a nice Victorinox Spartan with the German flag on the front.

This Spartan was part of the Confoederatio Helvetica series, released in 1991. It has an image of William Tell on the front scale. The other knives in this series had metal inlays. Note that the Ambassador was not part of the series and neither was that Sportsman with music cassette I showed a decade ago. …

Victorinox 1291-1991 Spartan “William Tell” Read More »

This is a pretty cool knife from the 1950s or 1960s, measuring 84mm. I have not really tried to date this but it has all signs of being a vintage knife from that era: Victoria tang stamp, wide version of the long nail file spanning two layers, exposed rivets, metal tipped tweezers. SAK enthusiasts usually …

Victorinox (Victoria) Accountant with long nail file Read More »

This is an older version of the Victorinox Huntsman. It’s probably from the 1970s. It features the long nail file on the back side of the scissors layer. That tool has been out of production for years. Unfortunately this one has a broken tip. When this particular knife was sold it was probably known as …

Victorinox/Victoria Huntsman with long nail file Read More »

This is a Victorinox Spartan. It’s arguably the most basic Swiss Army Knife available, but this particular one happens to be one of my most cherished SAKs. It was a gift from my wife to commemorate the birth of our son Jasper who was born June 2nd, 2019. Our “preemie” was named after the town …

Victorinox Spartan – Jasper – 02-06-2019 Read More »

Assorted Victorinox SAKs - some for sale

Just a few random Victorinox Swiss Army Knives. These are mostly duplicates that are for sale.

This is quite a nice Economy Standard with key ring, or Spartan without toothpick and tweezers. It has a metal inlay with the word HIKER, some hiker dude and a couple of trees. These were made for the Canadian distributor SMICO, along with an ALPINEER (actually a Passenger) and a SCOUTER (actually a Recruit). You …

Victorinox Standard with HIKER inlay – a SMICO special Read More »