A Conversation for Swiss Army Knives

Black Casing

Post 1


In Switzerland (1973) we were told that Swiss Army Knives with BLACK casing were the genuine article and were only available in Switzerland. Exported models had the RED casing. Of course, this may have since changed. smiley - coolsmiley - blackcat

Black Casing

Post 2


Yup, it's still true. I think there are several colours only available in Switzerland - I remember black and green, anyway. smiley - smiley

Unfortunately when I was in Switzerland and bought my knife, they only did the one I wanted in red smiley - erm

Black Casing

Post 3

Researcher sunny jim

i bought a black victorinox climber in Holborn London a few years back

Black Casing

Post 4


I used to have one of the 58 mm knives with a manicure set - but although it had the Swiss flag motif, it had a yellow casing, which I haven't been able to track down.

My handbag was stolen last night smiley - wah and I am pricing losses for insurance - can anyone help?

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