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 SwissChamp XLT

Victorinox SwissChamp XLT

Another big one, the Victorinox SwissChamp XLT. Basically a SwissChamp with added CyberTool driver and a number of uncommon tools like an electrician’s blade, a small pruning blade and a pharmaceutical spatula. Unfortunately this is the only picture I have and this XLT has already been sold :( Not big enough? Check out the SwissChamp XXLT!

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Victorinox SwissChamp XXLT

Victorinox SwissChamp XXLT

The Victorinox SwissChamp XXLT is a very cool, ridiculously big Swiss Army Knife, primarily aimed at collectors. It is way too big for pocket carry. It’s also too big to be actually used. It has 72 functions, including the rather uncommon butane lighter. The only other two knives with that lighter are the SwissFlame and the CampFlame. It’s also one of the few models that have the CyberTool bit driver. In fact, the SwissChamp XXLT has two of them, with

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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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Black Victorinox SAKs

There is a thread on the MultiTool.org forums about black Swiss Army knives, with lots of great pictures.  I happen to like black cellidor scales a lot. In fact, it’s one of my favorite scale colors, along with green and any kind of colored alox. Here are some of my black Victorinox SAKs. I have some more, including a black Compact (awesome EDC knife!), more Classics and a black SwissCard: A little info on the knives in the picture: The

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