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    John S. Holler German multi-bladed folding knife with 100 “blades,” including a .22 caliber pistol, ca. 1880. Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center. L.373.2012.5
    Maker: John S. Holler; Germany
    Caliber: 100 “blades”; .22 pinfire revolver (5 shot)
    Date: c. 1880
    Catalog Number: L.373.2012.5
    This folding knife was created by the Holler Firm in Germany to be displayed in a store window in New York City.

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    Found it! That's pretty awesome. It says it weighs 10 pounds...I wonder what the dimensions on it are.

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    I had a look at the original, higher quality, picture... The straight really does have a chip on its edge!

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    I would buy one of these if it came with a .44 magnum.

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    I don't see a snurdler in there. 100 blades and no snurdler, what's the point?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Walt View Post
    I would buy one of these if it came with a .44 magnum.

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    I don't know...it already has a five shot .22. I sort of feel that any pocketknife that can fire any ammunition is worth buying, regardless of the caliber.

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    Good thing it was made in the 19th century. if it was made recently it probably would have had a thermonuclear device embedded into it and it would be a weapon of mass destruction.
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    I think I saw that thing in one of the "Saw" movies....

    That's one tremendous piece of equipment!

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    The Mother of All Swiss Army Knvies
    Date: c. 1880
    Joseph Rodgers, 1851.
    http://straightrazorplace.com/member...es-knives.html

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