The Victorinox Camper is a popular 91mm model with three tool layers, that has a long history. The top scale usually features the camping/tent logo, although this is not shown in the images on this page.
Name Disambiguation: The Camper name has been used for other models as can be seen in this older US catalogue, for a model that we would nowadays call the Spartan.
- Large blade
- Small blade
- Cap-lifter / Slotted screwdriver / Wire-bender
- Can-opener / Small-slotted screwdriver - that also works with Phillips screws
- Wood saw
Red Cellidor or Nylon usually with the camping logo. Other colours available.
The camping logo has been through several revisions over the years. The first iteration was a nickel silver inlay, then stainless steel inlay, later it was hot-stamped, and later still printed. The tent logo is not unique to this particular model and is available on a few other models, for instance the Ranger.
In 1902, along with the infamous scissors, the saw was one of the first tools to be added to the standard six tools of the original Officer's Knife.
The saw was a common tool on many of the earlier 100mm general purpose and gardening models.
An early version of the 'Camper' can be seen in this 1940s catalogue as Model 237 (see page 10).
For more details on the earlier models featuring the saw see the SAKWiki catalogues page.
- The Ecoline version is available in some markets
- A versions made for the Marlboro cigarette company has a Marlboro Unlimited logo printed on the bottom scale
- Length: 91mm
- Width: 16.2mm
- Weight: 73.9g
- 1.3613: No imprint (US Model Number: 53301)
- 1.3613.71: Metal inlay imprint of tent and CAMPING text
- 3.3611: Economy version, red Cellidor scales, no camping imprint, no tp or tw; referred to as the Scout 1 in the 1980 Canadian catalogue
- 3.3613.B: Ecoline version, no camping imprint
- Hiker - Replaces the corkscrew with a Phillips screwdriver
- Picnicker - An almost identical model but with a serrated main blade; a small hawkbill/pruner blade replaces the small blade
- Battle of Laupen - A special edition from the Battle Series with the Camper toolset
- Spartan - No woodsaw
- Farmer - A 93mm Alox scaled knife with similar tools, but no corkscrew
- Backpacker II - An equivalent model from Wenger
- SwissBuck Trekker - An equivalent SwissBuck model