Victorinox produced model no. 8236 m, the so-called camping knife, from the 1960s to the early 1980s. This model had a serrated cutting blade as well as a hook blade and a metalsaw/file, which distinguishes this pocket knife from other models. Model No. 8236 m belonged to the Elinox line. This model often had an insert made of nickel silver/rust-resistant steel depicting a tent and the words "Camping". Victorinox produced this model exclusively with the additions of bracket/key ring and toothpick/tweezers.
Model No. 8237 was also a camping knife. In contrast to the larger model No. 8236 m, this also had a serrated cutting blade and hooked blade, but not a metal file/saw and no scissors.
Model No. 8236 m had a hooked blade, a large serrated cutting blade, a can opener, screwdriver, scissors, saw, metal file/saw and, on the back, a corkscrew and an awl.
The model no. 8236 m always had the addition of a bracket/key ring and an additional toothpick and tweezers.
Big cutting blade: 2.7 mm; hook blade: 1.7 mm; Scissors: 2.3 - 2.5 mm; Metal saw/file: 1.7 mm; saw: 1.7 mm; Screwdriver: 2.0mm; Can opener: 2.0 mm; Corkscrew: 2.8mm; Awl: 2.0 mm
The model no. 8236 m is a 5-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 consists of the hooked blade and the large cutting blade as well as the corkscrew on the back. The layers in between make up the scissors, metalsaw/file, and saw. These are fixed to the base rivet together with the hooked blade and the screwdriver. The awl and corkscrew revolve around the central rivet.
Victorinox used as scale material Cellidor red.
The circuit boards are made of aluminum, the intermediate layer is made of nickel silver.
Trade names: Outdoorsman, camping knife