The company's origins started in the small town of Ibach in Canton Schwy, Switzerland. Well known for its Swiss Army Knives as the company supplied the Swiss Army with various types of knives, indeed being its sole supplier. Though some years later many of Elsener's colleagues left the firm becoming his competitors, still Elsener managed not only to survive from financial difficulties, but also with his great innovative spirit he createad patents marketing his products internationally as. In 1921 Elsener renamed his company to nowaday's'Victorinox' after his mother's name Victoria and the word Inox after the stainless steel materials used in his production. The company still remains powerful and after teaming up with other enterprises it has entered multiple markets with further items too, such as multi-tools, watches, compasses, travel products and more.
Victorinox is still thriving and one of their chief philosophies is never to be firing their staff! THE SPECIFIC VICTORINOX STORE WINDOW KNIFE DISPLAY. ELECTRIC POWERED (MOTORIZED) STORE WINDOW DISPLAY. Made by the great Swiss enterprise. The company distributed these unique displays to promote its sales of the well known multi-purposed Swiss Army Knives internationally.Certainly such a display is an artifact and difficult to be found anymore. Please notice that normally the display. I plug it in and the knives start moving; at times, they are likely to stop/be stuck, but when I slightly push them they go on working. Please look at the photos closely; there are various shots, as they are taken while knives are moving. The big knife measures approx.
32 cm long (12.5"), while the scissors are 31 cm long (12"). In general the display comes in good-used CONDITION without any serious damage. Some signs of age and some scratches, especially at the rear side (please see photos).
The plastic base measures 15 cm length (down part) x 14 cm height (6" x 5.5"). The big blade is marked with. The base at the front is marked with: VICTORINOX. Le veritable "Couteau Suisse" the Original "Swiss Army Knife". 57 cm tall (with closed upper knife), & 84 cm tall (with extended upper knife) / (22.5" & 33") FULLY MADE OF HARD PLASTIC Good-Used Condition (see photos for details).
Please see the photos carefully to gain insight of the item's condition. The photos are part of the item's description.
All our items for sale are kept in a clean non-smoking environment. Do not hesitate to c ontact me for further queries. HEAVY ITEM IN SAFELY CLOSED PACKAGE. Carefully wrapped packaging with Safe Bubble Materials. Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing.The item "VICTORINOX ORIGINAL SWISS ARMY KNIFE BIG STORE MOTORIZED MOVING DISPLAY SIGN VTG" is in sale since Sunday, February 3, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Folding Knives\Modern Folding Knives\Factory Manufactured". The seller is "superboffer9" and is located in ATHENS.
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