Electric Advertising Automaton for 'Victorinox' Swiss Army Knives. 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. This particular model, which is fully working, was found in France and has the legend in French' Le Véritable Couteau Suisse'- see photo.
Fully working - measures 23 inches tall ( 34 inches with knife blade) x 12 wide. circa 1950-1965
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