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Automobile Special

Victorinox Automobile Special The Victorinox Automobile Special knife is an older 3-layer 91mm model featuring the antique auto inlay on the top scale. It is one of the few knives that offers the metal saw and file in a 3 layer sized knife.


The Automobile Special name is not official; as no official name seems to exist it may have been named differently by distributors in different markets.

Discontinued Model.

Layer Tools

Back Layer Tools

Scale Tools

Scales 

Red Cellidor, with Antique Auto inlay on the top scale.

Variations 

  1. Earlier square shank Phillips driver.
  2. Fine screwdriver on the back; this version seems less common.
  3. Promotional etching on main-blade.

History 

The article number 1.4642.73 and was produced between ~1974 and 1989. In 1980 the new round Phillips screwdriver was introduced and in 1984 the reamer was produced with an additional sewing eye.

Physical Specifications

  • Length: 91mm
  • Width: 16.6mm
  • Weight: 81g

Identifiers

  • 1.4642.73 Victorinox AN: Red Cellidor with antique automobile inlay.
  • 1.4643.73 Victorinox AN: Red Cellidor with antique automobile inlay, includes keyring.


Related Knives 

  • Clipper - Corkscrew replaces Phillips, optional keyring, no special scale inlay
  • Automobile - Technician’s screwdriver replaces small pen-blade, St. Christopher inlay or no inlay.
  • Hiker - Woodsaw replaces metal saw/file.
  • Grand Prix - Newer 4 layer model, adds scissors (may have backside fine screwdriver)

Created by ICanFixThat. Last Modification: Sunday 12 of August, 2018 10:12:02 CEST by Nick4.

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