Spotlight on Victorinox Swiss Army

Spotlight on Victorinox Swiss Army

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When it comes to knives, one brand stands head and shoulders above the rest: Victorinox Swiss Army. Since the late 1800s, Victorinox has been one of the most trusted and reputable brands in hunting, fishing, outdoors, DIY, and daily-use knives with many different tools and functions.

Fun Fact:

The term "Swiss Army knife" was coined by American soldiers after World War II due to the difficulty they had in pronouncing "Offiziersmesser," the German name.

Benefits of Victorinox Knives

Benefits of Victorinox Knives


Prized for packing in multiple features efficiently, Swiss Army Knives include everything you need in a knife that’s comfortable to handle and won’t weigh you down.
Swiss Army Knives are known for offering a range of accessories and functions.The Victorinox SwissChamp Swiss Army Knife, for instance, has over 30 features in total.
Many shoppers are surprised by the affordability of Victorinox Knives. The brand offers a wide range of knives in different sizes and styles, including plenty of budget-friendly options.
A knife needs to be sharp; and when you see the Victorinox name on a blade, it will be sharp enough to slice through almost anything.
Low Maintenance
The high-carbon steel alloy used helps these knives stay sharper for longer, with minimal maintenance required. They do not stain or rust easily.

The range of colors, patterns and variations makes shopping fun, and offers a style for every shopper buying Victorinox Swiss Army Knives.

Swiss Knife Shop offers over 100 Swiss Army knives with our exclusive patterns. Each one of these colorful multi-tools is designed here in the US, and made in Switzerland by Victorinox.


What Types of Knives Does Victorinox Make?

What Types of Knives Does Victorinox Sell?

Victorinox offers a wide selection of different knives to suit a broad range of tasks and adventures. Some are designed for everyday use - small enough to hang on your keyring and carry around throughout the day; while others are designed with cooking, hunting, camping and DIY in-mind.

A Victorinox Swiss Army Keychain Knife is the perfect everyday accessory, small and light enough to attach keys on without adding a lot of weight. Most feature a small selection of commonly-used tools including a nail filescissors, TWEEZERS and a blade.
Camping, Hunting and Fishing
Many products are designed for outdoor enthusiasts; and these knives come with wood saws, fish scalers, gut hooks and other useful accessories. The Hunter Swiss Army Knife by Victorinoxfor example, offers 12 tools in total, including a large locking blade.
Do-it-yourself Swiss Army Knives are essentially miniature, portable tool boxes; coming with a range of features and functions like screwdrivers, scissors, pliers, saws, chisels, and more. These help with a range of DIY tasks, and eliminate the need to carry around dozens of heavy tools while working with wood or metal.
Find a range of accessories and extras to go along with your knives, including a Victorinox Knife Holder or pouch, as well as knife sharpeners and even books to help you learn more about how to use your Swiss army knife.

A Little bit of Victorinox History

About Victorinox

Victorinox was founded in 1884 in the workshop of Karl Elsener in Ibach, Switzerland. The Victorinox headquarters are still located in Ibach to this day. Victorinox Knives, originally made for the Swiss Army in the late 19th Century, became the official Swiss Army brand. Victorinox is the only company in the world to offer the 'Original Swiss Army Knives'.

As the company and brand evolved, Victorinox began to expand its offerings and operations. Today, shoppers have more use options including, everyday, sports, DIY, camping & hiking, emergency, gardening and much more.

Did you know?

On the death of his mother in 1909, Elsener named his company "Victoria" in her honor. In 1921, the company was renamed to the present "Victorinox," a portmanteau of "Victoria" and "inox," an abbreviation for acier inoxydable, the French term for stainless steel.

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