swiss pocket knives

No. 236 f m


Victorinox produced the model no. 236 fm from around 1973 until today. Essentially this was an early model Champion without the long nail file but with a chisel on the back. This model was created when an additional layer was added to the model no. 146 fm (Champion) from around 1973 using the magnifying glass and the Phillips screwdriver.

Originally equipped with the fish scaler, this was replaced by tongs in the 1980s.

functional parts

Model No. 236 fm had a small and a large cutting blade, a can opener, screwdriver, scissors, saw, fish scaler, metal file/saw and, on the back, a corkscrew, a chisel and an awl.

material thickness

Big cutting blade: 2.7 mm; small cutting blade: 1.7 mm; Scissors: 2.5mm; Metal saw/file: 1.8 mm; fish scales: 1.4 mm; saw: 1.7 mm; Screwdriver: 2.0mm; Can opener: 2.0 mm; Corkscrew: 2.7mm; Awl: 2.0 mm; Chisel: 1.7mm


Model no. 236 fm is a 6-layer pocket knife. The upper layer consists of the can opener and the screwdriver as well as the awl on the back, the lower layer of small and large cutting blades and the corkscrew on the back. In the 4 layers in between are fish scales, saw, metal saw/file with chisel on the back and scissors. All front tools except for the small cutting blade and the screwdriver are fixed with the foot rivet. An awl, chisel and corkscrew revolve around the central rivet.

scale material

Victorinox used as scale material Cellidor red.


The circuit boards are made of aluminum, the intermediate layer is made of nickel silver

Trade name: Handyman

No. 237


Nr. 236 f m
Nr. 236 f m