0019 – Victorinox German Army Knife

This is the 108 mm German Army Knife. It was made by Victorinox and officially issued to the troops of the Bundeswehr (German Army) in the period 1976 to 1986. After this period, the same knife was still issued to the troops until 2003 only it was no longer being manufactured by Victorinox. There is also a civilian version available, called the Safari Trooper.

The scales are made of green (“olive drab”) nylon and on the front it has the Bundesadler (the eagle which is the coat of arms of Germany). This knife if the first in the 108 mm series.

external links: SAK Wiki   Bundesadler (Wikipedia)

0018 – Victorinox Classic SD (US Army)

This is a black 58mm Classic SD with United States Army seal on the front, instead of the Victorinox Shield.

As you can see the scissors have the adjustable screw pivot. Victorinox stopped using those in 1991 (they use rivets since then), so this knife is at least 25 years old!

external links: SAK Wiki

0014 – Victorinox Classic SD (US Air Force)

This is a blue 58mm Classic SD with United States Air Force seal on the front, instead of the Victorinox Shield.

As you can see the scissors have the adjustable screw pivot. Victorinox stopped using those in 1991 (they use rivets since then), so this knife is at least 25 years old!

external links: SAK Wiki

0013 – Victorinox Classic SD (US Marine Corps)

This is a red 58mm Classic SD with United States Marine Corps seal on the front, instead of the Victorinox Shield.

As you can see the scissors have the adjustable screw pivot. Victorinox stopped using those in 1991 (they use rivets since then), so this knife is at least 25 years old!

external links: SAK Wiki