10 Everyday Objects that Doubled as Real Spy Gadgets

These historical gadgets could be smuggled right under the enemy's nose.

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Cigarette Camera

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  • Photo Credit: CIA Museum

Buttonhole Camera

A Literal Bug

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Exploding Canteen

Lipstick Gun

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Escape Cards

Hollow Coin

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The Bulgarian Umbrella

Shoe Transmitter

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Invisible Ink