0110 – Victorinox Soldier (SWISSINT, model 2008)

This is a 111mm Soldier, model 2008. It has green scales with embossed black grip sections. This one has a SWISSINT logo on the front of the scales.

The “09” on the tang means this Soldier knife was issued in 2009.

The SWISSINT logo, unfortunately a bit damaged. The text should read “PEACE SUPPORT” and “SWITZERLAND”.

SWISSINT stands for “Swiss Armed Forces International Command”, the national command authority for all peace support operations abroad involving the Swiss Armed Forces.

external links: SAK Wiki   SWISSINT (Wikipedia)

0109 – Victorinox Yeoman (Boy Scouts of America)

This is a red 91mm original Yeoman with Boy Scouts of America logo on the front scale. Another rare and discontinued model with the magnifier layer.

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0107 – Victorinox Bijou (President of the United States)

This is a 58mm black Bijou with on the front side the signature of former President Lyndon B. Johnson and on the back side the seal of the President of the United States.

The seal of the President of the United States.

President Lyndon B. Johnson started the tradition of giving a Swiss Army Knife to visitors of the White House. After him many other presidents followed this tradition. It comes in this nice box set.

external links: SAK Wiki

0106 – Wenger Standard Issue (1983)

This is a Wenger Standard Issue (model 1961), which was issued to the soldiers in the Swiss army. This particular one was issued in 1983.

The ’83’ blade stamp means this knife was issued in 1983.


Old style swiss shield logo

The knife has a W-K stamp, which stands for Waffen Kontrol. It means the knife passed the Swiss army quality inspection.

external links: SAK Wiki

0105 – Victorinox Soldier (KM87 Dutch Army Knife)

This is a Victorinox Soldier (model 1961), which was issued to the soldiers in the Dutch navy. On the engraving panel is says “KM 87” which means it was issued to the soldiers in the Koninklijke Marine (Royal Navy) in 1987. 1987 was the only year the Dutch Navy issued the Victorinox Soldier, which makes the KM87 a very rare bird!

external links: SAK Wiki

0104 – Victorinox Pioneer X (2016 Damast Limited Edition)

This is a limited edition 93mm Victorinox Pioneer X. This is number 3025 out of 5000 pieces. The main blade is made of stainless damascus (damast) steel.

external links: SAK Wiki   Damascus Steel (Wikipedia)

0103 – Victorinox Classic SD (US Department of Defense)

This is a black 58mm Classic SD with on the front the seal of the United States Department of Defense, and on the back the signature of former Secretary of Defense William Cohen (under president Bill Clinton).

The seal of the Department of Defense: an American bald eagle, holding three crossed arrows (representing the classic three branches: army, navy and air force), above a wreath of laurel (representing honor received defending peace) and under rays and stars (representing glory).

external links: SAK Wiki   DoD (Wikipedia)   William Cohen (Wikipedia)

0102 – Victorinox Champion (model 246fmaU)

This is an old model of the Champion, with a bail and a long nail file. The combination of long nail file and bail dates this knife in the sixties.

This vintage Champion also has aluminium tipped tweezers and a square phillips screwdriver with file.

external links: SAK Wiki