Victorinox Mechanic The Mechanic is a 91mm Victorinox Swiss Army Knife that adds the pliers to the popular Tinker model.
It is one of the slimmest models to contain the pliers.


Layer Tools

Variations of  Mechanic Special
Variations of the Mechanic Special

Back Layer Tools

Scale Tools


Red as standard - Also two-colored Cellidor and hardwood.


  1. Victorinox model 1.3623 is similar to the Mechanic, but includes a corkscrew instead of the Phillips screwdriver
  2. The Oath of Rutli is a special collector's knife with tools very similar to the Mechanic and model 1.3623 (see above)
  3. An official Boy Scouts of America version was manufactured with the BSA logo on the top scale


Introduced in 1991, based on earliest catalogue reference.
Discontinued - Probably at least by 2006, as it does not appear in the catalogue for that year.

Physical Specifications

  • Length: 91mm
  • Width: 18.1mm
  • Weight: 99.4g


  • 1.4623: Red Cellidor (US Model Number: 53441 )
  • 1.4623-033: Two-colored scales (light blue and yellow or light blue and light red) without shield (also known as the Mechanic Special)

  • 55441: US Model Number - BSA Version, red Cellidor scales

Related Models

  • Tinker - No pliers
  • Super Tinker - Replaces the pliers with scissors and a hook
  • Deluxe Tinker - Adds scissors and the multipurpose hook
  • Special Mechanic - One layer thinner, combo tool replaces small-blade and openers layer
  • Oath of Rutli - Special limited edition with very similar tools
  • Model 1.3623 - Includes a corkscrew instead of the Phillips screwdriver


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