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

Back Layer Tools

Scale Tools


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


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


  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 model with tools very similar to the Mechanic and model 1.3623
  3. An official Boy Scouts of America version was manufactured with the BSA logo on the top scale
  4. The Mechanic Special has bi-coloured scales, without the shield, in light blue and yellow, or light blue and light red

Physical Specifications

Variations of  Mechanic Special
Variations of the Mechanic Special
  • Length: 91mm
  • Width: 18.1mm
  • Weight: 99.4g


  • 1.4623: Red Cellidor (53441)
  • 1.4623-033: The Mechanic Special

US Model Numbers: also in brackets above

  • 55441: 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; the combo tool replaces the small-blade and openers-layer
  • Oath of Rutli - A special limited edition with very similar tools
  • Model 1.3623 - A corkscrew replaces the Phillips screwdriver


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