692. Dogbone (Duchess)

What interesting could be reviewed after Mauser model? I suppose that it might be also rare and valuable model. What about Dogbone (or Duchess in other words)?
Vintage, pretty rare knife with unique shape of scales – just a diamond in any collection, isn’t it? Especially when you already have another Dogbone variation – Model 630.
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Related models:

  • Model 630
  • Broker

671. Classic SD

Unfortunately, I still have no information about previous unrecognized Classic SD. Hope, this time I’ll be more lucky..
So, another Classic SD with unusual print on scales, looks like some kind of special run. If you have any details about it, – please let me know.
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Related models:

  • Bijou
  • Broker

670. Classic SD

The Victorinox Classic SD with very fancy printing scales (might be more logical on Caddy / Golfer models).
I have no idea to which limited run it belongs, so again I’m asking for help from other enthusiasts with recognizing (Nemanja, I suppose you might know 😉
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Related models:

  • Bijou
  • Broker

665. Alox Classic SD LE 2017

Previous post was about some Limited edition from 2017, so let’s continue this endless story..
Three years ago, as you all know (I’m absolutely sure by the way), Victorinox started new (every-year?) limited run of three Alox models –Classic SD, Cadet and Pioneer. In order to make these knives more attractive, every run produced in new color, 2017 bring us an olive-green models.
This time let’s start review all members of this LE from the youngest member, — Alox Classic SD LE 2017!
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Related models:

  • Bijou
  • Broker

660. Rogue

The Victorinox Rogue – 2-layers pocket-knife (58-mm), accordingly to SAKWiki, this one was produced in date range from 1995 to 1997 (pay attention to the wire stripper [absence]).
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Related models:

  • Rambler
  • Rover

659. Classic SD

Few days ago I’ve published article about «unknown» edition of Classic SD. Approximately in 10 minutes after I’ve shared post on Facebook, I got an answer about knife’s model. Maybe this time I’ll be lucky too? (by the way, I have few other Classics, which still not identified…)
Update: It’s an Classic SD Argyle from LE2010. Thanks, Irineo Reyes!
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Related models:

  • Bijou
  • Broker

656. Classic (Edelweiss Lime)

Another small beauty from Classic Edelweiss series – Victorinox Classic Edelweiss Lime, fourth one in my collection (from five existing).
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Related models:

  • Bijouu
  • Broker

655. Classic SD

Victorinox Classic SD, – this one looks like limited edition, but still cannot identify to which run it belongs. Any ideas?
Update: It’s a Classic SD Fern, produced (probably) before 2010. Many thanks to Nemanja Dodić for extra-fast support with identifying!
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Related models:

  • Bijou
  • Broker

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

632. Classic (Edelweiss Red)

The Victorinox Classic with interesting pattern on scales, which displays Edelweiss flowers. This series were introduced in 20XX and includes a 5-colors set. Current one is red.
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Related models:

  • Classic SD
  • Bijou

623. Commander (pre-Bijou)

Permanent misunderstanding and mess with Victorinox‘ knives naming — it’s probably a most annoying thing for collectors (personally for me — it’s an absolute evil).

Today’s knife had at least several different names during for the years.
The last modern one was called Bijou — from the technical view it’s the same as popular Classic, but without key-ring (also version Bijou SD exists whisch is descended from Classic SD accordingly).
Version, which was predeccesor of Bijou we know as Commander (at least in the USA, where it was sold by Swiss Army Brands Inc.), but interesting fact – in old Hoffritz catalogs it was listed as Tinker (11096 / 11207). Another thing – variation with and without toothpick/tweezers also had the same name Commander. Besides that, Commander was released as either with open (current one) or closed rivets.

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Related models:

  • Bijou
  • Companion / Executive 58

621. Classic SD (LE2016)

As probably you know, during last several years company Victorinox released special series of fashion designed Classic SD models.
For my collection I’ve bought one piece from this run — «The Mountailns are Calling«.
Article number of this model is 0.6223.L1604.
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Related models:

  • Classic
  • Bijou

620. Classic SD (Desert Camouflage)

Few monts before I’ve listed in my blog two knives from «Desert Camouflage 2016» series – Huntsman and Trailmaster Grip
Today’s model is a last member of this series — regular Classic SD with new pattern on scales — Desert Camouflage.
Article number of this model is 0.6223.941.
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Related models:

  • Classic
  • Bijou

616. Executive 58 (pre-Companion 58)

The Victorinox Executive 58 is a 2-layers model in 58-mm form-factor (it’s a logically, huh?), which looks is absolutely like Companion model, but with very minor difference — pattern of nail-file working surface.
One more fact, which I should to raise (again and again!) – it’s a Victorinox’s products’ naming convention:
  1. Executive 58 model later evolved into Companion
  2. Executive 74 model initially was called.. Companion

That’s it.

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Related models:

  • Companion
  • Classic

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

610. Classic SD (Israelian symbols)

Another variation of Victorinox knife without famous symol (Cross/Shield) — Classic SD with some Israelian symbols. Scales are damaged by (I suppose) a very hungry dog (I hope!).
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Related models:

  • Bijou
  • Companion