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Victorinox SwissCard 5676

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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #90 on: May 12, 2019, 08:43:10 PM »

I do have the same pattern : black body and notSoRed blade, so it may be original ?
I gave it to my dad, but I may be able to find a pic (it was also a swisscard lite, but can't rember if red or white led)

edit : here is a pic, appears to be a 2004 model of Swisscard Lite (as my notes say about it, not sure how accurate this note is)
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Thank you, it is possible it is original to the card.   :tu:  Mine is red LED.
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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #91 on: May 12, 2019, 10:51:10 PM »
Here's a SwissCard Quattro I recently purchased.  I was surprised how much advertising there is on this one, both sides!

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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #92 on: May 12, 2019, 11:28:51 PM »
Hey you are really getting into your Swiss Cards FB! - Nice -  :D - But the boxes and Campers will be gettng jealous!!   :pok:
« Last Edit: May 13, 2019, 06:30:32 AM by Huntsman »
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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #93 on: May 13, 2019, 03:51:24 AM »
But the boxes and Campers will be gettng jealous!!   :pok:
That's true. 
Jaya_Man told me to be careful of the SwissCards, he was right!  Thankfully there aren't as many of them to collect.  :tu:
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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #94 on: May 13, 2019, 05:58:59 AM »
Not many models yes... but the colors...  standard Blue, Red, Black translucent... the solid grey, black and whites...

I have at least 6 lite versions... 3 of those are red, blue and black trans in red leds... and the same story for white leds...

But yes, at least not nearly as many colors as the classics... :facepalm:


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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #95 on: May 13, 2019, 12:42:09 PM »
Here's a SwissCard Quattro I recently purchased.  I was surprised how much advertising there is on this one, both sides!


Very cool FB! :like: :tu: :tu:
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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #96 on: May 13, 2019, 05:39:43 PM »
Hey
Did anyone notice this variation in the SwissCard blade?   ???

The older one is at the top - The blade is shaped like a regular SAK blade
- It looks like they just used the same blade as the Executive  - Everything lines up even the hole is in the right place
Except ...... The Executive blade is quite a bit thicker.

Then it looks like later they developed a completely custom blade for the SwissCard - also with the sharp edge on the other side

Knowing Vic they always do things for a reason :)
Any thoughts/theories on what has been gong on here anyone ???
I like that thin Executive blade in the SwissCard.  Which SwissCard did it come in?

Very cool FB! :like: :tu: :tu:
:hatsoff:
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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #97 on: May 13, 2019, 06:08:29 PM »
It will come in the the 1st gen classics... the earlier batches at least... :cheers:


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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #98 on: May 13, 2019, 06:21:14 PM »
It will come in the the 1st gen classics... the earlier batches at least... :cheers:
Must find!  :cheers: :tu: :rofl: :hatsoff: :woohoo:

**Edit** Found (in like 2 minutes) the blade $4.50 delivered!
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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #99 on: May 13, 2019, 06:35:51 PM »
That was fast... take note, newer blades can fit on 1st gen classics... but 1st gen classic blades will not fit on newer swisscards... :cheers:


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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #100 on: May 13, 2019, 06:37:07 PM »
That was fast... take note, newer blades can fit on 1st gen classics... but 1st gen classic blades will not fit on newer swisscards... :cheers:


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Noted, thank you jaya!  :cheers:
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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #101 on: May 13, 2019, 06:47:28 PM »
No worries... hakuna matata... :cheers:


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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #102 on: May 13, 2019, 09:09:38 PM »
Great thread about the Swisscards. I have a black translucent Lite version.
Fits great under the clip, or inside my wallet as a backup for larger tools.




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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #103 on: May 13, 2019, 09:25:09 PM »
Must find!  :cheers: :tu: :rofl: :hatsoff: :woohoo:

**Edit** Found (in like 2 minutes) the blade $4.50 delivered!


Cool find FB! :cheers:
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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #104 on: May 13, 2019, 09:27:11 PM »
Great thread about the Swisscards. I have a black translucent Lite version.
Fits great under the clip, or inside my wallet as a backup for larger tools.


Nice Swisscard and pics microbe! :like: :tu: :tu:
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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #105 on: May 13, 2019, 09:38:19 PM »
Nice Swisscard and pics microbe! :like: :tu: :tu:

 :cheers:

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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #106 on: May 13, 2019, 09:45:09 PM »
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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #107 on: May 13, 2019, 10:19:04 PM »
Saw this nice one on knivesandtools.de
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https://www.knivesandtools.de/de/pt/-victorinox-swisscard-classic-spring-spirit-0-7155.htm
I have that one on my want-to-buy list.  :2tu: Waiting for a Victorinox coupon or sale.
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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #108 on: May 14, 2019, 10:16:40 AM »
Yes, they charge a nice chunk of change for the artwork!
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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #109 on: May 15, 2019, 08:50:54 PM »
Finally found one in amethyst:
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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #110 on: May 15, 2019, 10:17:25 PM »
That was Prince's favourite Swisscard!
Probably
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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #111 on: May 16, 2019, 12:25:38 AM »
Finally found one in amethyst:


Nice color FB! :like: :tu: :tu:
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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #113 on: May 16, 2019, 01:32:34 AM »
Nice color FB! :like: :tu: :tu:
Thank you Vicman, I haven't seen it in person yet, it's in route.
This one arrived today though:
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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #114 on: May 16, 2019, 03:09:49 AM »
Here's a SwissCard Quattro I recently purchased.  I was surprised how much advertising there is on this one, both sides!
(Image removed from quote.)
(Image removed from quote.)

Now that's what I call making use of all the available printing space on the tool. I guess that in part is why the SwissCard is so popular--as it's basically a business card with removable tools.  Surprised the Tomo didn't catch on for that use.
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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #115 on: May 16, 2019, 05:50:17 AM »
Surprised the Tomo didn't catch on for that use.
:iagree:
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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #116 on: May 16, 2019, 06:46:18 AM »
^^^ Good point Cody

Although I bet Mr. Kazuma Yamaguchi from the Abitax design studio, as part of his contract with Victorinox, had a clause that stated no-one was allowed to pollute the beautiful lines and colours of the Tomo

Which leads me to the other reson the Tomo itself did not stay around - Only IMHO of course .....

I bet he also mandated that there would be no tp and tw - For the same reasons - ie ruins the look and the elegant lines .
However missing out the tp and tw on a tool that in the majority of cases is for personal care, grooming etc was a real mistake!!
If it was me I would have put them both in with colours that matched the Tomo colour - Or at least the tip of the tweezers
But then you are bumping up the cost of course!! But increasing the usability, and also wow/unique factor!! Which folk might pay for!

Just my musings - What do y'all think? !!
 
« Last Edit: May 16, 2019, 10:30:46 AM by Huntsman »
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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #117 on: May 16, 2019, 09:51:13 AM »
Was he really that precious about the "beautiful lines" of the Tomo? I mean, what lines?! It's a rectangular chunk of plastic!
Like many SAK fans I am almost itching to spend money unnecessarily on SAKs I don't actually need, but every time I look at the Tomo it says "don't bother!" If it had a single feature that was lacking in a Classic I'd be interested. Actually, it seems like a wasted opportunity - they could have done something really interesting with just one or two novel features, but went too minimal - thus generating minimal interest.
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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #118 on: May 16, 2019, 10:04:02 AM »
Strangely enough i was looking this only looking this 10 minutes ago. Definately thinking of getting one to keep in my bag. Might get one for Mrs Sabretache too. Look like a handy thing to have in her handbag.

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Re: Victorinox SwissCard
« Reply #119 on: May 16, 2019, 12:15:36 PM »
Thank you Vicman, I haven't seen it in person yet, it's in route.
This one arrived today though:


That's a nice looking Swisscard FB! :like: :tu: :tu:

 

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