0083 – Wenger PocketGrip (SOLD)

This knife is no longer in my collection

This is a red 85mm Wenger PocketGrip. It has non folding pliers, a hex bit driver and bits.

A cartridge holding six hex bits is located under the handle:

These bits go in a bit extender that is on the bottom side of the knife:

The (magnetic) extender holding a bit can be placed in the metal plier casing on the back of the knife, like this:

Apart from the pliers and bit-driver set, the knife also has some of the more common Swiss Army Knife tools:

external links: SAK Wiki

0039 – Wenger Director (SOLD)

This knife is no longer in my collection

The 85mm Director is one of the more remarkable models from Wenger, with its most characteristic tool being a telescoping pointer which can be used during a presentation.

The pointer is about 30 cm when fully extended.

There are only a few models that have this old fashioned telescoping pointer: the Director, the Manager and the Pointer. Wenger also has a model with a laser pointer.

external links: SAK Wiki

0035 – Wenger Commander (Europa Star Series)

This is a 85mm Wenger Commander from the Europa Star Series. In this series there are also an Esquire, a Traveler with synthetic scales and a Traveler with alox scales.

Instead of the Wenger logo these knives have the logo of the European Union, with the 12 stars on azure background.

external links: SAK Wiki (Commander)   SAK Wiki (Europa Star)

0034 – Wenger Basic 63 (SOLD)

This knife is no longer in my collection

This is the 85mm Wenger Basic 63, an ultra light knife with -hence the name- a very basic but useful tool set.

It is also known under the names Entree and Classic 63 (with toothpick and tweezers) or under the name Evo 63 (with EvoGrip scales).

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0006 – Wenger Matterhorn Plus (SOLD)

This knife is no longer in my collection

The Matterhorn Plus is one of the biggest models from Wenger. It has 9 layers, and only the Tool Chest Plus and the Giant are bigger. It is discontinued. Its key features are the magnifier, the universal wrench and the orienteering tool.

The orienteering tool has a ruler with inches and centimeters, and it has a small removable compass. Wenger introduced the orienteering tool in late 1985. Since then six different versions of the orienteering tool were made, so by the type of orienteering tool you can date the knife. The one on my Matterhorn Plus is the first generation, and because the second generation was already introduced in 1986 this dates my knife at 1985 or 1986.

external links: SAK Wiki