Victorinox celebrates its 125th anniversary with more limited-edition knives, watches, luggage and more
Although famous for the Swiss army knife, Victorinox also manufactures a host of other products. Like the original multi-tool, these items share a design that emphasizes utility and durability for those on the go.
To celebrate its anniversary, Victorinox produced 9,999 numbered copies Replica of the 1897 knives. The Swiss-made pocket knives were assembled by hand and reproduced the same six tools and 18 components of the original officer’s and sporting knife – with updated hardware. They quickly sold out.
Our coverage of knife 125th anniversary noted its cultural imprint beyond the outdoor community. In addition, the brand emphasizes having invented an attitude that persists in its products well beyond the knife itself.
Below we take a look at other special edition items and showcase the range of offerings from Victorinox.
Swiss Army Knives
One hundred and twenty-five years ago, Karl Elsener invented the Swiss army knife, which Victorinox considers to be the symbol of his vision of the world. It represents Elsener’s curiosity and go-getter to tackle small tasks and big adventures.
According to Victorinox, it’s a spirit shared by thousands of loyal fans and customers. And based on how quickly the 125th anniversary piece of collection sold out, the mark is on to something.
The brand has made a few more limited edition knives this year too, as the Damast Picknicker.
These anniversary promotions are for fans and collectors. For everyday use, Victorinox offers a range of products for the kitchen, the airport or wherever you find yourself.
More Victorinox Merchandise
Huntsman Swiss Army Knife
Among other tools, the Huntsman Pocket Knife includes a wood saw and chisel in its multitude of blades and tools. In total, there are 15 functions to use when hiking, hunting, climbing or camping.
Santoku wooden kitchen knife
This is a step up from the ever popular brand Classic Swiss Santoku Knife. It keeps the fluted edge and Santoku shape of the Classic and gives it a wooden handle. This 17cm stainless steel Wood Santoku knife takes its name, which translates to “three virtues knife”, to heart. Basically, it’s a kitchen workhorse.
Spectra 3.0 Frequent Flyer Hand Luggage
The Spectra 3.0 is made from Sorplas, a recycled polycarbonate, for durability for its years of travel to come.
Inside, the carry-on has easy-access pockets, a removable divider and a system that increases capacity by up to 20%. A front-opening compartment lets you stow and grab flight essentials without rummaging through the entire case.
INOX Professional Diver Titanium (limited edition)
The design of the INOX Professional Diver Limited Edition reflects the exploration and adventure of scuba diving. Its aqua/turquoise coloring is a nod to the oxidized brass tone of a wreck and the yellow reflections familiar to diving equipment.
The watch face uses a 3D pattern, enlarged hands and Super-LumiNova colors for better readability in deep, dark waters. A stretchy rubber wrist strap allows it to stretch over a wetsuit. Plus, a spring-loaded quick release system helps you swap out the rubber strap on dry land.
Limited to 1,200 pieces, Victorinox has added a black PVD finish to the titanium case. The presentation box includes a matching Spartan PS pocket knife, two straps and a bumper with a removable magnifying glass.
More than knives
If you’ve held a Swiss army knife since childhood, you may appreciate its 125th anniversary.
However, Victorinox makes home and travel gear to meet your everyday needs, not just limited edition pieces and fun replicas.
Anyone looking for a new blade, traveling bagWhere show should discover the brand’s latest creations and bestsellers.
This article is sponsored by Victorinox. Learn more about 125 years of the Amry Swiss Army Knife online.