What we know today as "Swiss Army Knife" is the version for officers and civil persons. This knife here is a genuine Swiss Soldier's Knife, used in the Swiss Army, and a beautiful piece of history. Used soon the brand Coutellerie Suisse and began around 1900 to produce Soldier's Knives for the Swiss Army. For many years, until 2008, Wenger was at eye level with Victorinox as supplier for the army. In 2005, due to sales decrease because of the laws in air traffic after 9/11, the company came in economic troubles and was bought by Victorinox.
The factory is working still today, but Victorinox desided not to use the brand anymore after 2013. Type Swiss Soldier's Knife with fiber scales, Type 1908.
Please look at photos carefully for condition of items. If you have any questions or would like to see more photos please don not hesitate to contact me.The item "Wenger Delemont Victorinox 1941 Swiss Army Soldiers Knife Fiber 41 Vintage Rare" is in sale since Saturday, May 18, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Folding Knives\Modern Folding Knives\Factory Manufactured". The seller is "swisshh1123" and is located in Horgen 1. This item can be shipped worldwide.