RARE 1ST Edition Boxed Set from 1999 Swiss Army Soldiers Knife And Collectors Book. The book is titled Swiss Army Knives A Collectors Companion By Derek Jackson. Special Edition Knife has Karl Elsener's signature on blade. Inventor of the Swiss Army knife. Illustrated and Photo Filled 192 Page hard cover book comes in embossed black box with Swiss Army 4 blade Signature Series Knife (overall length of 6 1/2 inches when opened on its largest blade).
There are certain objects that rise above the norm and become icons - instantly recognisable for their simplicity of design, striking appearance and ease of operation. Victorinox's Original Swiss Army Knife is just such an icon.When advertising departments want to associate their product with reliability and functionality they go for an image that's instantly recognisable - and the symbol they often choose is Victorinox's distinctively red, multi-bladed knife. An international name today, Victorinox's beginnings were very parochial, the factory is still based in the small hamlet of Schwyz and employs local people. Although there has inevitably been some mechanisation over the years the knives are still assembled by hand. This colorful, highly illustrated book examines all aspects of the Swiss Army Knife from the first Officers Knife produced for the Swiss Army to the latest Milennium Cyberitool. There are chapters on the manufacturing process, the variety of blades and tools and a gallery of old and new knives which appear in a wide variety of styles, with plenty to interest the collector. The legend of the Swiss Army Knife makes fascinating and informative reading. The item "SWISS ARMY Soldiers Knife Collectors Book BOXED SET VICTORINOX First Edition NIB" is in sale since Friday, April 2, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Folding Knives\Modern Folding Knives\Factory Manufactured". The seller is "darryl_n" and is located in Santa Fe, New Mexico. This item can be shipped to United States.