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Victorinox 75mm Student with imitation tortoise shell scales

This small pocket knife was listed in the 1940s Elsener/Victoria catalogue. It was known as 50CT: 50 = the Student config (75mm, two blades), CT = Celluloid Tortoise. I’m putting this under cellidor although this knife predates the cellidor scaled SAKs. Old celluloid has the tendency to decay and shrink. These tortoise celluloid scales however …

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Vintage, horn scaled 84mm SAKs

Two nice vintage items. Both with horn scales and in 84mm. The older one (stamped Inoxyd/Armée Suisse) has the pre-1940s opener layer, the old style reamer and brass liners. It has a taper towards the end, with the blade layer being quite a bit thicker near the small clip point blade pivot. This is a …

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Victorinox (Victoria) horn scaled pocket knife with clip-point blade

Victorinox (Victoria) horn scaled pocket knife

This is a rather old Victoria pocket knife with a clip-point blade, horn scales, brass liners and exposed rivets. It measures 89mm (closed). According to some old catalogues this model was known as 292H and part of the Gardener‘s line of pocket knives.

Victorinox (Victoria) 84mm Climber Small

Victorinox (Victoria) Climber Small

The very popular Climber model was once available in a slightly smaller 84mm version. This is a Victoria version with a five turn corkscrew, a +PAT can opener, the old style scissors (spring is broken) and a small clip point blade. Unfortunately, Victorinox stopped producing 84mm knives with scissors a couple of years ago. It’s …

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