From fish scaler to wire cutters, the $99.00 Swiss Champ has a tool for nearly any job without adding significant bulk to your gear -- making it the perfect companion for virtually anyone.
Sometimes called a toolbox for your pocket, the 3 1/2" Swiss Champ packs an impressive 33 implements, but is still compact enough to fit in your pocket or purse and can be used anywhere from the great outdoors to anywhere in the home.
Made in Switzerland and carries a lifetime warranty.
However, this quality made Swiss Champ knife has a counterfeit counterpart, an $8 version of the popular knife is available from China counterfeiters.
From fish scaler to wire cutters, the authentic Swiss Champ has a tool for nearly any job without adding significant bulk to your gear -- making it the perfect companion for virtually anyone.
The counterfeit Swiss Champ has the look and implements of the authentic Swiss Champ tool but not the quality.
While advertised as Victorinox Swiss Army, it is a counterfeit.
Compare the authentic and counterfeit Swiss Champ knives.
While visually similar, there are significant quality differences, and the counterfeit is missing some of the implements available in the authentic knife.
This counterfeit Swiss Champ actually cracked during the photo shoot session.
You can expect poor quality in counterfeit products, and a product that is unlikely to perform in regular use.
The large blade on the authentic Swiss Champ is marked on both sides with "Officer Suisse" and Victorinox Switzerland."
The counterfeit simply says "Stainless."
The authentic Swiss Champ pliers are precision machined to tweezer like quality.
The counterfeit is unfinished smooth metal.
Scissors on the authentic Swiss Champ knife are machined, have a screw hinge and double bent spring.
The counterfeit uses a rivet hinge and single bent spring.
THe authentic Swiss Champ has a true magnifier as you can see the background detail in our picture.
The counterfeit magnifier is poor quality, blurry plastic and fell out of the knife we received.
Chinese counterfeiters offer the Hong Kong made Swiss Army Victorinox Swiss Champ at just $8, a fraction of the price of the authentic quality product.
Low prices are always an indicator of a counterfeit.
High quality manufacturing and polished stainless steel implements made Swiss Army famous for providing a quality tool and a lifetime Warranty.
The counterfeit product has most the same implements as the authentic tool, but there is a notable difference in quality.