Vintage Swiss army knives from Victorinox and Wenger. See also Victorinox Historical Photos and Information.
Victorinox Soldiers' Knife c 1891
Victorinox Officer's Knife c1897
Victoria (Victorinox) c1902-1913
Victoria, the Christian name of Karl Elsener's mother, is an early trademark of Victorinox (Victoria + Inox). This example of an early Swiss army knife has mother of pearl handles and contains two blades, a file, scissors, and a cork screw. No toothpick and tweezer. A 1903 catalog (see photos below) shows a similar style 2-blade knife (Nr. 241).
Victorinox Swiss Army Knives c1903
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Victorinox Armée Suisse
Armée Suisse (Victorinox)
Hoffritz branded Victorinox Swiss Army Knives
LIFE March 22, 1954 was digitized by Google Books.
Abercrombie & Fitch branded Victorinox Swiss Army Knife
Popular Science Jan 1965 digitized by Google Books.
Hoffritz branded Victorinox Swiss Army Knife
Ad scanned from a 1960s Hoffritz catalog.
Victorinox Swiss Army Knife
Elinox (Elsener + Inox) was a trademark used by Victorinox beginning in 1957. Victorinox Switzerland Stainless Rostfrei was used beginning in 1952.
References: The Knife and Its History: Written on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Victorinox.
Wengerinox (Wenger) Allsport Knife
Neiman Marcus branded Wengerinox (Wenger) Swiss army knife
Wenger Swiss Army Knife
Boys' Life Jan 1964 digitized by Google Books.