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

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

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

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

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

501. Classic Rose Edition

In 2007 Victorinox company release a set (series) of regular knives in irregular color — «Rose edition«. There are three knives in this series: Cadet, Signature Lite and hero of today’s review — Classic. Except new color, there are no differencies with usual Classic.

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Rose_edition

Related models:

  • Bijou
  • Signature

478. Classic (Emergency blade)

It’s a relatively rare variation of popular model Classic with small tool replacement — instead regular blade it has an emegency one. In my collection are present several other 58-mm models with the same emergency blade — Rover, Princess, Classic SD, Escort II.
I have even a.. Classic with emergency blade and print «Lilly». Looks like 100% identical to the current one, but with a smaaaaal difference — described one has old-type scissors (screw for the pivot, instead of rivet)
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Related models:

  • Bijou
  • Princess

476. Manicure I

Small. Rare. Bladeless. It’s all about Manicure I model — one of few Victorinox knives without blade.

As SAKWiki said:

Some people have reported an earlier version with the toothpick rather than the removable pen.

Now I can confirm that both versions are exists and when I’ll make good-quality picture of Manicure II (version with toothpick), I’ll update appropriate article on SAKWiki.
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Related models:

  • Bladeless
  • Signature I

467. DeLuxe

As SAKWiki said, it’s just a «luxury» version of famous Classic knife, but with «high luster enameled scales with a marbled pattern and gold trim«.

My version of Deluxe knife has one more sma-a-a-ll difference: there are no «Victorinox…» tang on the main blade. Instead of this regular well-known words it has another label — «PRETAT SWISS» and stylized image of trident.

So, can anybody provide any information about this knife and this type of tang? I hope, it’s a genuine Victorinox, not a replic from big Eastern country…

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Related models:

  • Classic
  • Companion
  • Broker

466. Bijou

Promo-version of 58-mm model Bijou, produced for UBS financial company. Technically Bijou is the same as «bestseller» Classic, but without key-ring.

In comparision with regular Bijou, this promo-knife doesn’t include toothpick. Also (at the first look), it includes inlaid gold plate like Victorinox Classic Ingot 0.6203.87 has, but unfortunately it’s just a gold-coloured plastic (UBS, shame on you!). Probably, adding this peace of plastic was a reason for the lack of budget, so UBS decided to remove toothpick (at least it’s only one realistic version that I have 🙂

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Related models:

  • Classic
  • Companion