Early Examples of Modern Multi-Tools

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    Buck (Wenger) SwissBuck

    In the early 1990's, Buck and Wenger collaborated in marketing SwissBuck Swiss army knives.   The collaboration was mainly an effort to combine resources for marketing and distribution.  They were manufactured in Switzerland by Wenger.  The main blades are stamped with the Wenger trademark and the handles have a sticker with the Buck logo.  The SwissBuck was discontinued after 1998.  Wenger (now owned by Victorinox) continues to manufacture Swiss army knives and Buck now manufactures its own line of multi-tools.

    There were several versions of the SwissBuck (see photos and table below).  

     
     

    Top left photo: Globetrotter, Tailgater, and Trekker.
    Top middle photo: Work-Man and SwissMate
    Top right photo: GreensMaster
    Bottom left photo: Fishtale, SwissAdvantage, Remedy, Taskmate 
    Bottom right photo: Delemont, Legend, Attache

    Model Model # Length Implements


    Delemont 87503 2 7/8" Pen blade, nail file, serrated self-sharpening scissors, toothpick, tweezers
    Legend 87504 2 1/2" Pen blade, nail file, serrated self-sharpening scissors, toothpick, tweezers
    Legend, White 87505 2 1/2" Pen blade, nail file, serrated self-sharpening scissors, toothpick, tweezers
    Attache 87555 2 1/2" Pen blade, nail file, self-sharpening serrated scissors, small screwdriver (for tiny screws), reamer/cuticle pen, medium screwdriver/bottle opener/wire bender, tweezers, toothpick


    TaskMate I 87501 3 1/4" Large and small clip blades, can opener, Philips screwdriver, screwdriver/bottle opener/wire stripper, pliers key chain
    TaskMate II 87502 3 1/4" Large and small clip blades, can opener, Phillips screwdriver, serrated self-sharpening scissors, pliers, screwdriver/bottle opener/wire stripper, tweezers, toothpick, key chain
    FishTale 87535 3 1/4" Large and small clip blades, fish scaler/hook remover, screwdriver/bottle opener/wire stripper can opener Phillips screwdriver, key chain
    Swiss Advantage 87536 3 1/4" Large clip blade, can opener, corkscrew, serrated self-sharpening scissors, nail file, screwdriver/bottle opener/wire stripper, key chain
    The Remedy 87544 3 1/4" Large clip blade, can opener, Phillips screwdriver, serrated self-sharpening scissors, nail file, screwdriver/bottle opener/wire stripper, wood saw, tweezers, toothpick, key chain


    Tailgater 87531 3 1/4" Large and small clip blades, screwdriver/bottle opener/wire stripper, can opener, corkscrew, key chain
    Globetrotter 87533 3 1/4" Large clip blade, nail file, screwdriver/bottle opener/wire stripper, can opener, Phillips screwdriver, toothpick, tweezers, key chain
    Trekker 87537 3 1/4" Large and small clip blades, wood saw, screwdriver/bottle opener/wire stripper, can opener, corkscrew, toothpick, tweezers, key chain

    GreensMaster 87553 3 1/4" divot replacer, cleat removing tool, spear blade, nail file, screwdriver/bottle opener, can opener, awl, Phillips screwdriver, toothpick, tweezers, key chain

    Work-Man 87552 4 7/8" 3 1/2" clip blade locks open; wood saw, corkscrew, Phillips screwdriver, can opener, screwdriver/bottle opener/wire stripper, pliers
    SwissMate 87554 4 7/8" 3 1/2" clip blade locks open; wood saw, can opener, screwdriver/ bottle opener/wire stripper, Phillips screwdriver

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