12 Fantastic and Historical Spy Gadgets Used By International Spies In Espionage
5 Microdot Camera
The microdot camera was unique as it would shrink and compress images and documents by a chemical process. It was used during the 1960’s by the East German intelligence called the HVA. Documents were then retrieved and read by magnifying glasses.
4 Rectal tool kit
Believe it or not but such things existed and was a necessity. Being caught as a spy I the seventies could lead to some pretty harsh torture to extract information. The fact that you’re a spy means that your own country may deny your existence if caught. This rectal tool kit consisted of all the tools encased within a capsule that could be hidden in specific areas and retrieved later for escaping.
3 Hollow Coins
These were specially designed coins mainly used by the Russian KGB between 1950 to 1990. It allowed agents to conceal information and micro films. To access the data one hands to use a needle inserted into a hole in the middle of the coin.