645. Bladeless

Two previous posts were about Apple JetSetter’s family − small pocket knives without blade. Earlier we’ve also reviewed some other knives from this series (I mean JetSetter at all, not only made in contribution with Apple) − JetSetter 1 and JetSetter 3.
All of them are direct descendants from old model with surprising name − Bladeless. As I’ve already mentioned before, the only one small difference between this model and more modern JetSetter 1 − it’s a replacement of pen by toothpick.
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Related models:

  • JetSetter series

644. JetSetter Apple 32G

As I promised earlier, today we’ll review another model from JetSetter series. It’s also a part of cooperation with Apple company – JetSetter Apple 32G variation. It’s including not only bigger flash-drive, but partially different tools.
Unfortunately, today I cannot say that will continue review this series soon – third, the latest one (JetSetter Apple 16G) is missing in my collection (for now..)
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Related models:

  • JetSetter family

643. JetSetter Apple 8G

Another pretty rare model, which doesn’t has an own name and belongs to JetSetter series. Current one was released in 2012 as part of cooperation Victorinox with.. Apple company, so unofficially this model was known as JetSetter Apple 8G.
Interesting fact: this is a one from few model, which doesn’t have any tang on blades (because there are no blades!!!)
To be continued..
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Related models:

  • JetSetter family

642. Golfer Special

The Victorinox Golfer Special really is a very special (and rare!) model. There are no too much information about it in internet, even SAKWiki has a very laconic article about it (picture of knife within this article looks a little bit familiar, isn’t it?). I suppose (but I don’t have any proof, of course) that this model was exclusively produced for US market only.
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Related models:

  • Golfer
  • Waiter Plus

641. Super Timer

Which model from Victorinox knives is a most ‘equipped‘?
If we will exclude from all variety of models few ones, produced not for people but for collectors, in result we’ll get a Super Timer – ‘older brother’ of famous Swiss Champ.
Additionally to all tools from Swiss Champ, this model has an analogue clock  (like TimeKeeper has) in own scales (and missing tweezers as result of this substitution).
Rare and nice.
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Related models:

  • Swiss Champ
  • TimeKeeper
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615. Manager II

The Victorinox Manager is a popular 58-mm model with 2 layers of tools. The subject of today’s article looks is very similar to this model, but with some small discrepance – instead of Phillips screwdriver it has a regular flat screwdriver.

Earlier in my blog I’ve already reviewed a knife which had a some difference from parent model – I’ve called that knife as ‘Midnite Manager II‘ (’cause I didn’t find any information about such variation). So, based on this naming covention, I propose to call toda’s knife as ‘Manager II‘ (at least untill I’ll find any confirmed information about it’s name).

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Related models:

  • Manager’s family
  • Rambler / Rogue

496. Mountaineer Lite

The Victorinox Mountaineer Lite is a relatively rare 5-layers 91-mm knife, which based on more common Mountaineer model.  Addon “Lite” in it’s name means (as you already know! ;)) that this knife has an additional layer with LED light and inline Phillips screwdriver.

Interesting fact: Mountaineer Lite is a unique model, which was produced only in blue transparent scales.

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Related models:

  • Mountaineer
  • Huntsman Lite
  • Expedition Lite

494. Voyager Lite

The Victorinox Voyager Lite is a one from few models which are equipped with embedded electronic tools. As the knife’s name implies, it’s a enhanced version of Voyager model. Usually models with “Lite” addon in their names has additional tools layer, which includes LED light and Phillips screwdriver. Same is true for Voyager Lite.

As for now, this model is discontinued and replaced by more efficient Traveller Lite (which has additional electronic tools). By the way, if I’m not mistaken, there are no way to recognize (by photo only) these two models – their external look absolutely the same.

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Related models:
  • Voyager
  • Traveller
  • Traveller Lite

469. Compact

Compact is a thinnest 91-mm knife which includes a lot of usefull tools, in my opinion it’s an ideal choice for EDC usage.

My knife has additional print on back side of main blade, because it was a “special run” for knives enthusiats’ local forum.

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Related models:

  • Golfer
  • TimeKeeper
  • DofE

456. Traveller

Traveller model is a “enhanced” variation of famous Climber model – it has the same tools and additionally electronic tools in scales.

From another perspective, we can call Traveller as a combination of two previously released models – Altimeter and Voyager. As we remember, Altimeter knife had all Climber tools plus digital Thermometer / AltimeterVoyager – again, had Climber tools plus Digital clock / alarm / timer. Traveller model includes all these digital tools (and additionally – Thermometer).

Interesting fact #1: in order to fit in scales all electronic tools, this model includes specially designed (shorten!) tweezers.

Interesting fact #2: name “Traveller” was previously used by Victorinox for another knife – original Traveler was a regular Climber but without key-ring.

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Related models:

  • Traveller Lite
  • Altimeter
  • Voyager

435. Garant (Nomad)

This knife is a very unique and very rare. It was specially produced by Victorinox for German company “Garant“. Knife is actually the popular model Nomad, but with several (important!) differences:
  • special designed scales (no Victorinox logo at all);
  • retractable pen is included (there are no other 111-mm model with this tool);
  • tweezers has painted ruler on it;
  • scale has placeholder for stainless pin (but pin didn’t included)

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Continue reading 435. Garant (Nomad)

417. Traveller Lite

Victorinox Traveller Lite is a one from several models, which has embedded electronic module. Electronic module of this knife contains all available tools:

  • Altimeter
  • Barometer
  • Thermometer
  • Clock
  • Timer
  • Alarm

Also this model has “improved” scales with pen, toothpick and shortest variation of tweezers (first models of Victorinox knives with electronic tools didn’t have place for tweezers in back scale).

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Tangs:

  • VICTORINOX SWISS MADE STAINLESS (front)
  • OFFICIER SUISSE (back)

Related models:

  • Traveller
  • Voyager Lite

SAKWiki

406. CyberTool 41

The Victorinox CyberTool (CT) series was introduced almost 15 years ago. This series included 4 different models – CT29, CT34, CT41 and CT Lite. All of them has unique tool – bit driver (+ additional bits). At the current moment (2015) only CT series and some SwissChamp models (XLT, XAVT, XXLT) contains this tool.
The name of model represents how many functions includes in the knife. Besides these main models, two limited editions in CT series are exists – Beretta Tool and CT 125th Anniversary limited edition.
In 2015 Victorinox renamed knives in CT series from models 29, 34, 41 to S, M, L accordingly. Why? Better to ask their marketing department 🙂

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Tangs:

  • VICTORINOX SWISS MADE STAINLESS (front)
  • OFFICIER SUISSE (back)

Related models:

  • CyberTool Series

SAKWiki