MODEL DESCRIPTION: The Victorinox Scientist Swiss Army knife is one of three popular, retired models that are similar to the modern Explorer, but thinner. It is the smallest of the lot, with just two layers. It's also the one that is hardest to find, and in the highest demand. The Scientist is a very popular collectible. It's not often that they are available in new, boxed condition.CONDITION NOTE: New "old stock" in original red box. No product literature, wrapped in original tissue paper.
We handled it briefly and carefully to take photos and test the pen. This is the late 1980s version with a grooved corkscrew, and no slot for a straight pin behind the corkscrew. The Victorinox Scientist knife is 91mm (3½") long, 26mm (1") wide, and 15mm (0.58) thick.It weighs about 63 grams (2.2 oz). And contains the following tools. Medium Blade- 70mm (2 5/8) Combo Can/Bottle Opener with Screwdriver Tip Magnifier Phillips Screwdriver (end mounted) Corkscrew Toothpick Tweezers Ballpoint Pen (detachable) Straight Pin (sometimes) Small Screwdriver (in corkscrew) Key Ring. That will go in a padded envelope, with some risk that the box will be crushed.
They are much more expensive. The item "Victorinox Scientist Swiss Army knife- rare, retired, new boxed NIB #7430" is in sale since Saturday, October 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Folding Knives\Modern Folding Knives\Factory Manufactured". The seller is "smartknives" and is located in Ithaca, New York.This item can be shipped worldwide.