View Full Version : Thrift store find

03-18-2016, 02:48 PM
Hey all,

Thought I'd share this old Elinox Rostfei 7.5" Chef knife I found at thrift store for $2 bucks.
Pins were pretty weathered but I got most of the green out, handle needs some sanding still. From what I can gather from google it's from 1957 before they switched to just using the name Vicorinox?? Does this sound right?
Anyways it's a nice little knife, a couple swipes with the steel and it was cutting through paper again. Needs a proper sharpening, but I think it'll make a nice addition to put in my travel kit.

If anyone else has some info on this knife, please share.

03-19-2016, 01:59 PM
Nice find! I recommend Victorinox to anyone willing to listen. Great knives for the money.
Interesting to see that they haven't changed the concept ie. same profile and handle..


03-19-2016, 11:09 PM
Thanks for the info Nice to know
agree that Victorinox is probably the best value knife maker

03-20-2016, 12:34 PM
The crossbow mark is still in use.

03-20-2016, 12:37 PM

A bit of history.