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 Issue 2013, vol. 1 

It's been a good while since we had the last newsletter and a lot has happened in the meantime. I'm absolutely sad to hear that Wenger Swiss Army knives brand will be closed at the end of 2013 and I feel for all of the people I know there in Delemont.

The Consumer Electronics and SHOT shows in Las Vegas were huge this year and, while I was there we finally got the shipments from Switzerland with the latest copper and silver alox SAK runs. I am especially excited about two brand new models - the 93mm two main blade Carver and the 58mm alox Vagabond, both of which I like a lot!

Also new, from our friends at Gatco/Timberline, is the Scepter survival tool, a clever combination of a knife sharpener/firestarter combination in a pen size, made out of durable materials.

For 2013, we work on SAK designs and many more new and exciting items, such as the soon to be released 1911 pistol grips. We got our Swissbianco webshop up and running (currently shipping to US addresses only). More and more items will be added step by step, saving me some time to work on new projects. We are still working on the stock management aspect of the store, so I would like to ask that for items listed in this newsletter you still contact me directly through Contact Us form or email to order (Prices for non-US customers are listed in Canadian dollars).

Best Regards.

Alox Carver and Vagabond SAKs in Copper and Silver
Copper Carver
Copper Vagabond
For the first time in alox SAK history, we have a model with two main blades, Swiss Bianco Carver. The tool combination allows the user to use one of the main blades for heavy-duty cutting and the second blade for food preparation or other tasks. Available in copper alox with red shield background, as well as in traditional silver, the Carver features:
  • Large Blade
  • Awl
  • Wood Saw
  • Second Large Blade
  • Pruning Blade
  • Lifetime warranty
  • Length: 93mm

Please check out our Youtube video of the Copper Carver and Youtube video of Silver Carver.

Copper Carver price: US$66 / CAD$69.
Silver Carver price: US$60 / CAD$63.

Also new in this run is the alox version of the discontinued Victorinox Vagabond SAK model. Available in copper with red shield background, as well as silver, with "Victorinox" inscription on the back panel. In the 58mm SAK line-up it fits between Rambler and Minichamp and includes:
  • Small blade
  • Scissors
  • Nail file with screwdriver tip
  • Emergency blade
  • Orange peeler blade with scraper
  • Bottle opener with magnetic Phillips screwdriver tip & wire stripper
  • Key ring
  • Lifetime warranty
  • Length: 58mm
Please check out our Youtube video of the Copper and Silver Vagabond.

Copper Vagabond price: US$55 / CAD$58.
Silver Vagabond price: US$50 / CAD$53.
Silver Carver
Vagabond back panel
Copper Alox SAKs
In addition to the Carver and Vagabond, ou copper run includes the traditional favourites in 93mm, 84mm, and 58mm alox. We have:

We also have silver alox Minichamps back in stock at US$65 / CAD$68 each.
Copper Farmer

Copper Minichamp

Copper 2011 Alox Soldier
Copper Cadet Plus
Copper Rambler
Copper Lumberjack
Gatco/Timberline Scepter 2.0 Survival Tool

New Scepter features tungsten carbide sharpening elements for fast resharpening of all knives, removable tapered diamond rod for re-sharpening serrated blades and a magnesium fire starter rod for emergency use. This lightweight and compact tool is perfect for hikers, bikers, campers, hunters, fishermen (and ladies), police and military professionals. Features:
  • Tungsten Carbide Sharpening Elements
  • Removable Tapered Diamond Rod
  • Magnesium Fire Starter Rod
  • Serration & Knife Sharpening
  • Multiple Tools Stored In One Device
  • Lifetime warranty
  • Length: 93mm

Check out our Youtube video of this tool.

Price: US$39.99 / CAD$42.99.
Swissbianco Forums and Photos
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For discussion of Swissbianco projects, please check out our forums: Swissbianco on BladeForums.com, Swissbianco on KnifeForums.com, Swissbianco on Messerforum.net (in German), and Swissbianco on Knives.pl (in Polish).

You can find the latest Swissbianco photos in Swissbianco Photobucket.
Dealers Carrying Swissbianco™ Products
While I continue to sell most of my work direct, a limited selection of +B products is available through the following dealers:

    YouWantIt2.com ( http://youwantit2.com/SWISSBIANCO.html)
    JRE Industries ( http://www.jreindustries.com/)

In Germany:
    fehlschaerfe.de ( http://fehlschaerfe.de)

In Austria:
    Viennacutlery ( http://www.viennacutlery.com/)

Ordering Information
For general equiries about Swiss Bianco and for US and European orders, please click here.
For Canadian and non-US, non-European orders, please click here.

Before paying, please make sure that:
  • You ask me first if the limited goods are still available.
  • You confirm with me the shipping price for your order. All prices in the newsletter do not include shipping, unless noted otherwise.

I accept payments through my PayPal account: paypal _at_ swissbianco.com

When paying, please include the following information in PayPal message:
  • Your correct shipping address.
  • The list of goods you are ordering.
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