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Victorinox Handyman

Handyman The Victorinox Handyman is a currently available (2019) six-layer 91mm Swiss Army knife with Cellidor scales, it has a large number of tools, including five on the back.


This model, like some others, has been available over a long time period and some earlier versions have various tool differences to the current version. The most significant being the pliers completely replacing the fish scaler in 1986 - See Tools and History below.



Name Disambiguation:
Not to be confused with the older, five-layer Handyman 7236mau - or Handwerker in German.

Layer Tools

Current Configuration

Original Version

As above but - The pliers are replaced by the

Back Layer Tools

Current Configuration

Original Version

As above but - No chisel or hook

Scale Tools

Scales

Red Cellidor

History

The Handyman was introduced in 1973, around the time names (as opposed to purely model numbers) were introduced by Victorinox.
Its original toolset (fish scaler not pliers, no chisel or hook, original fine screwdriver) was equivalent to the old six-layer Champion a which had been retired following the introduction of the seven-layer Champion in 1973.
The pliers were introduced in 1986, replacing the fish scaler.
Its evolution followed a very similar path to the Craftsman, with tools and tool versions changing as the Victorinox tools evolved. The Craftsman page outlines some of those differences.

Physical Specifications

  • Length: 91mm
  • Width: 27.5mm (Original 24mm)
  • Weight: 155.4 (Original 131g)

Identifiers

  • 1.3773 Current Victorinox AN
  • 53722 US Model: Red Cellidor (latest configuration)
  • 5041 US SABI (Swiss Army Brands) : Red Cellidor, 6 layers; includes Fish Scaler, no Pliers, no Hook, no Chisel

Related Knives

  • Craftsman - Replaces the corkscrew with a Phillips driver
  • Ranger - Removes the pliers
  • Champion a - Equivalent tool set to the older/original version of the Handyman, but adding the long nail file
Created by ICanFixThat. Last Modification: Monday 06 of May, 2019 14:40:50 CEST by Huntsman.

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