This is the holy grail for the pocket knife collectors. A Swiss Army Pocket Knife, Soldatenmesser Model 1890, made by the Elsener Company, who later becomes the Victorinox Company based in Iback, Canton Schwyz.
Knife has clip point blade still with the blackened oak wood scales, carbon steel tools, nickel-silver bolster, liners, and divider. The knife is 100 mm (3.9 in) long, 16.5 mm (0.65 in) thick and weights 125 g (4.4 oz). Knife is in used condition, show some use and wear, no rust and needs a good cleaning and care.Since the knives were issued to soldiers, in part to maintain their firearms, they were under the supervision of the Swiss war Department's. This organisation carried out a quality check on military equipment, and put their. Stamp on the scales of a Swiss Army Knife. Initially this stamp was a small.
Swiss Cross (as shown within the pictures). From 1915 onwards the stamp had the letters. Inside a cross, inside a small circle.
All of my Militaria, Antiquities and Coins are unconditionally guaranteed for authenticity. I work full time and during my spare time I try to sell some stuff.So please be aware that I will not respond within 10 seconds to your questions. The item "Swiss Army Pocket Knife Soldatenmesser Mod. 1890 made by Elsener aka Victorinox" is in sale since Wednesday, January 8, 2020.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Folding Knives\Vintage Folding Knives\Factory Manufactured". The seller is "80thdivcollector" and is located in Buchs AG. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, Australia.