Is a civilian version of the 108mm German Army Issue knife, better known as the GAK. Has the same Olive Drab colored scales, but without the German Army Eagle emblem.
There are four different knives based around the original. Each model has the same compliment of tools consisting of the main blade, wood saw (with integrated can and bottle opener), corkscrew, and a reamer/awl.The Trooper was discontinued in 2003 in favor of the new 111mm one-handed opening GAK; similar to the One-Handed Trekker model. Wood Saw with Can/Bottle Opener. Had a reputation as one of the best wood saws, although tests conducted by MTo members have questioned this. And other 108mm knives do not have any non-blade tools such as the typical toothpick and tweezers. This is typical of the military knives, but rare for the civilian knives.
Olive Drab green Nylon, or red Nylon for the. There The four versions build around the German Army Issue Knife. GAK (German Army Knife) - the offcial German Army issue with OD scales and military crest. Trooper - OD scales w/o military crest.
NATO Trooper - OD scales with "NATO" stenciled in white letters. Safari - civilian version with red scales and Swiss Cross crest. Some variations also include a match striker on the side of the saw. All the Victorinox 108mm knives are related to the original GAK. Which was the first 108mm knife that was manufactured to specification under contract for the German Army.
Discontinued by Victorinox in 2003. 5400 US Model Number: Safari (aka Summit). 5420 US Model Number: Trooper. 0.8770 Victorinox AN: Red Safari. 0.8770.04 Victorinox AN: Olive-Drab Trooper.
Adds a gutting blade, and different scales. Removes backside tools; the awl and corkscrew. SAAM'S: Victorinox 108mm Series Overview. The item "Victorinox Swiss Army Pocket Knife Old Red very rare" is in sale since Monday, May 14, 2018.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Folding Knives\Modern Folding Knives\Factory Manufactured". The seller is "swissknifespb" and is located in -, . This item can be shipped worldwide.