Friday, March 9, 2012

Victorinox Time Keeper and Super Timer

The Victorinox Time Keeper is an discontinued and moderately rare 91mm Victorinox knife. This is probably the first attempt of Victorinox to incorporate a electronic device into a knife. It almost like the model Compact exept that the tweezers has been replace with a analog watch. In the earlier models the clock face had Roman numerals, later models had Arabic numerals. It was introduced in early 1992 and it was discontinued in 2007.
The Victorinox Super Timer is a SwissChamp model that also includes an analog watch in the scales rather than the tweezers. The Super Timer was also available with an SOS Kit packaging and is a fairly rare version. I was lucky enough that i found two of the last models in Greece, thanks to Gianni Tsimpogo of Greek distributor of Victorinox.





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11 comments:

  1. Any idea of the value of these? I have one I purchased in the early nineties that has the numeric digits on the clock. It is also the classic red color.

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    1. The ones with the numeric digits are little cheaper than the ones with the romans digits. In ebay and in various sellers i have seeing prices from 40 euro to 100 euro depending the model and the condition of the knife.

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  2. Hi..you have any idea of how to change the watch battery on the super timer?..Thanks

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  3. I have made a tutorial of how to change the battery, at MultiTool.org.
    You can read it at:http://forum.multitool.org/index.php/topic,39934.0.html

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  4. hi,

    i have a question.i want to transform my swisschamp in a super time keeper.how big ist hole in the metal plate, where the clock is.i have just purchased the plastic front and backplates.but i have see on your pictures that the metall plate has a hole for the batterie palte.

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  5. The dimensions of the hole in the metal plate or to say it more correctly to the finishing separator is exactly like the dimension of the clock.

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  6. hi i don´t have the clock for the moment.so maybe you can give me the size of the hole or of the small white batterie cover.the batterie 377 is 6,85mm. so i think that the hole must be 8mm.but i want to be sure...

    thank you for the answer

    mike

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  7. I sold the Time Keeper and the Super Timer don´t have it for the moment.
    Still if you have the front scale with the hole, you can take the dimensions with a ruler or better with a calliper. The depth does not matter.
    Sorry that i wasn't able to help you.

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    1. I don't have the front scale with the hole.i have a normal swisschamp so i have to make myself the hole on the metalplate.

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  8. Hello to all. I have a super timer that, unfortunately droped and had the edge of the scale broken (the one from the watch) Does any of you know were I could by a scale to replace the broken one? Thankou very much. Antonio Rivelli from Rio de Janeiro. antonio.rivelli@gmail.com

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  9. It's difficult to find a spare scale, because this model has been discontinued.
    Maybe you have to contact with Victorinox directly.
    If they have spare scales maybe they can send it to you with a small cost.

    All the best
    Marios

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