Various 93mm alox SAKs

I mainly collect 74mm and 91mm SAKs, but somehow I now own more 93mm alox SAKs than I thought I would. I have bought and sold/traded several more in the past (including a 2010 Damascus Pioneer, colored Classics, Farmers and Cadets, and of course a million Dutch Army Knives), and there is a mint old cross Pioneer in a sealed display case that is not in the picture. I’m not an expert on 93mm SAKs but these are: green Farmer,

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Amefa Dutch Army Knife - KL70

Victorinox and Amefa DAKs

Here are a couple of Dutch Army Knives. The brown one is made by Amefa (the Apeldoornse MEssenFAbriek or knife factory of Apeldoorn). It’s in pretty bad shape, but hey, it’s 41 years old :) The brass liners look good though. Real nail breaker this one. The KL 83 one is made by Victorinox. It has a bail and non-polished opener tools. This one has a broken blade tip, but the other tools look virtually unused. It has brass liners.

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Victorinox Elsener Soldier's knife

Elsener Soldier’s knife

This is a Soldier, made by Elsener (which was renamed Victorinox AG later on). The 1891 model of the soldier’s knife was 100mm in length and had wooden handles. The redesigned model 1951 was slightly smaller (93mm) and had brown fiber scales. The one in the picture has fiber scales but measures 100mm. Also, there is no year stamped on the main blade, which all knives made after 1920 usually had. So, I don’t really know when this one was

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