London, Oct er 5: A multi-tool gadget kept at the Smithsonian Institute holds almost every household object one can imagine, and can be called the mother of all Swiss Army knives.
The gadget includes scissors, a corkscrew, a cigar cutter, pens, a mirror, a straight razor, a cheese fork and a butter knife, in addition to a .22 caliber revolver, unlike any other similar knife, the Daily Star reported.
The knife, which was made in Germany in 1880, predates the Swiss Army knife by 11 years and holds a number of other sharp instruments that could have been meant to be used for hunting.
The knife was originally designed for JS Holler and Co''s cutlery store in New York City and was not meant to be a carried on a person. It now sits on display at the Buffalo Bill Centre of the West in Wyoming, US. (ANI)