Victorinox Spartan – Zurich 2014 European Athletics Championships

These Victorinox Spartans are pretty cool. They were made for the 2014 European Athletics Championships which were held in Zurich. Check out the unusual scale colors! I had seen these SAKs on another collector’s blog but had never been able to acquire them. Until I got into contact with a SAK enthusiast in Portugal. He sold me a set of three. WOOOW!!!!! The front scales are a bit less special. Same unusual color with the championships logo.

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Victorinox Fieldmaster “Mexico”

This is an awesome Victorinox Fieldmaster made for the Mexican market. It has a lot of unusual details like the uncommon nylon pouch with yellow piping, yellow tweezer head and translucent black scales. I think these actually differ from the onyx scales that were available some years ago. I’m not sure about total production numbers for the Mexican market but a very small number of these were available in Spain.

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A couple of yellow Victorinox knives

It’s almost summer and all the sunny days we’ve had recently prompted me to post some bright, shiny, yellow Swiss Army Knives. Yellow is quite an unusual color in cellidor, even though some yellow 91mm models should be readily available new. 74mm SAKs with yellow scales are fairly rare, while in 58mm it’s one of the standard colors. The knives in the photo are an Excecutive with cheesy ( ;) ) advertising scales, a Mountaineer, a Spartan with the Canton

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Victorinox Executive with yellow scales

The Executive is one of my favorite models. It’s small enough to be used as a key chain knife yet large enough to be actually useful (I think the 58mm SAKs are a bit too small although I’ve EDC’d a brass Rambler for months now). It also has a funky tool config with the weird orange peeler that has never been used on any other model. They are usually black or red. Other colors exist but without a company logo

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