Victorinox set "Elle et Lui" - back

Victorinox Valentine’s set “Elle et Lui”

French combo set no. 3 :) This nice set has a Valentine’s Day theme and consists of a purple/pink Classic (for her) and a blue Spartan (for him). Both knives have little hearts printed on the front and the back. “Elle et Lui” means “Her and Him” in French. The Victorinox shield and cross are on the back side of the knives. The box also contains a card for a message to your loved one… I left it blank but

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Victorinox Spartan - landwirtschaft.ch

Victorinox Spartan – landwirtschaft.ch

The Swiss Army Knife is used by companies all over the world as a promotional item and that’s why there are literally millions of SAKs with a company logo on the scales. Some people collect all kinds of advertizing SAKs but personally I am only interested in the unusual ones, with cool, big metal inlaid logos, unusual tool layouts (like that Hewlett Packard SpatuClimber) and interesting scale designs (like my Bavarian Palace Department Huntsman). Here is another one of those

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Victorinox 1897-1997 Spartan

Victorinox Spartans

Here are a couple of nice Victorinox Spartans :) The 1897-1997 one is a limited edition: the number 32211 is stamped in the corkscrew liner. I also have the 100 years SwissChamp. I have a couple of other non-standard Spartans as well, including some Michel Jordi ones,  a blue “Spirit of Greece” model and a camo Spartan.

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White Victorinox Huntsman

White Victorinox Huntsman

My very first Victorinox Swiss Army knife was a black Huntsman. I EDC’d it for several years but I lost it in 2000 or so. This white one is a newer model, with a slightly thinner tang (large blade) and the new “Victorinox Swiss Made Stainless” text on the tang. This one originally came with nylon scales with a company logo on them, which I swapped for these classy white ones.

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