RARE VINTAGE SWISS ARMY KNIFE STORE DISPLAY AUTOMATON. Stands about 35 tall with large knife blade extended vertically. Functioning Victorinox store display for Swiss Army knives. Base reads “VICTORINOX / THE ORIGINAL / “SWISS ARMY KNIFE. These 20th century shop window display automata were made to advertise the world famous knives, and were distributed to shops in Europe and North America in the 1950s. Lettering on the base slightly faded. Three appendages are fully mobile. There appears to be a tiny cam missing from the interior, which when reattached would allow the pliers and large blade to move as well. A RARE AND UNUSUAL VINTAGE HARDWARE STORE DISPLAY. The item “Swiss Army Knife Vintage electric advertising automaton Victorinox store display” is in sale since Thursday, January 18, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Advertising\Merchandise & Memorabilia\Store Displays”. The seller is “allenpeach” and is located in Tenants Harbor, Maine. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Type of Advertising: SHOP DEPARTMENT STORE CHRISTMAS DISPLAY
- date of Creation: 1962
- Brand: ART MFG.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States