701. Soldier 1961 (2008). Final Production Run

In 2008 Victorinox company introduced a new 111-mm knife (Soldier 2008) which was officially launched for Swiss Army to replace previous model – Soldier 1961, which was the official issue to the Swiss Army for more than 40 years.
In order to honor this substitution, a special run of withdrawn Soldier 1961 was introduced in 2008. It has additional etching and stamp ’08’ on the back side of blade.

Related models:

  • Pioneer
  • Wenger Soldat