Spy things of the past century
• Spy things of the past century,
When there was no satellite ... In the past, the twentieth century, at a time when not flying in space satellites, but to obtain information needed, science and technology advanced equip agents inventions. Of course, they are out of date, but interesting to look at the real spy cam! I remember the early films "007", "The Umbrella Coup", "The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe" and that technique, which the characters possessed. And here it is, the real, not sham. Perhaps it someone used.
Lucky Strike camera was developed for the US Army Signal Corps between 1949 and 1950, but did not go into mass production. Only two copies were made - now they are in the Museum of the Army Signal Corps in New Jersey. Pulled out from the pack "cigarette" were the camera control buttons. Chamber dimensions slightly less than the amount of this Lucky Strike pack, so it fits exactly into the box. Left - light meter, disguised as a pack of matches Ohio.
The camera in the form of the ABC-hours, made by the German company Steineck in 1948, it has been a popular tool for private investigators in the 1950s. But it is unknown whether to use a wristwatch equipped with 12, 5-mm lens, scouts.
Book (Paperback) was one of the first hidden cameras. It was created by Dr. Rudolf Kryugener in 1888. Cautious opponents might even suspect that there is the same lens in the spine of the book ...
The designer Giampaolo Ferro made only 20 GF81 cameras in the form of rings, they are the same "miracle chambers". This is one of the smallest cameras in history.
Imagine that you secretly photographing someone, rather than just watching it from afar. This camera-physiographer was established in 1896 and patented in England and France.
Minox camera Latvian were not disguised as an object, but because of his size simply could be hidden in the palm of your hand. Used by the CIA (from World War II to 70) and KGB (up to 90s). This model - Minox A 82 mm - made between 1948 and 1969.
The New York Chamber Expo Police (was on sale between 1911 and 1924) is not masked by other objects, but the approach to surveillance, as was the size of a matchbox.
It is obvious that there is no better way to avoid attention than the use of a camera disguised as a weapon. Japanese camera-gun Doryu 2-16 was carried out between 1954 and 1956 years.
Hidden camera in the pocket of his vest from the German manufacturer CP Stirn (for Mr. Bond?). This model was the predecessor of studs on clothing cameras - devices that have become a favorite subject of tabloid, and the iconic spy novels.
What time is it? Probably time to cleverly take some photos with Ticka camera. Established London company Houghtons between 1905 and 1914.
Another Japanese camera disguised as a weapon. Gun-camera Mamiya could remove the portrait of a man with 10 steps. Produced since 1954. It was made only 250 pieces for the purpose of training of police officers.