Victorinox Huntsman “William Tell”

This Victorinox Huntsman with ruby scales was introduced in 2004. It has a color image of William Tell (or Wilhelm Tell) and his son on the front scale. It was made to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the William Tell Tell play by Friedrich Schiller from 1804. It’s not the best photo in the world :P And unfortunately the knife is in poor condition. Not only did it arrive very dirty but the main blade has been sharpened a million

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Victorinox 1291-1991 Sportsman

Victorinox 1291-1991 Sportsman

This 84mm Victorinox Sportsman has a picture of William Tell and his son printed on the front scale. It is part of a kit that also contains a cassette tape with Swiss Music. The kit was probably issued for the 700 year anniversary of Switzerland (Confoederatio Helvetica) in 1991, but the knife itself was not part of the 700 year anniversary series (which you can find on I Love SAK’s). Those knives had metal inlaid logos instead of printed ones.

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