Dark Roasted Blend's roundup of civilian-accessible spy gizmos will be largely familiar to attentive readers of this blog, but it's nice to have all this stuff in one place, from the hollow coins to the pens that turn into deadly! stabby! knives!

Real Life Spy Gadgets - For the secret agent in all of us (via Beyond the Beyond)


  1. check this out for Spy Gear:


    – Excerpt From Websit –
    The unique new Mossad Pen is an amazing breakthrough in covert ink technology. Its ink has the capability to quickly transform into a non-visible format. Your confidential written documents can disappear for high-security storage or during clandestine transport. Re-constructing the original material can also be accomplished quickly and easily whenever required.

    Visit http://www.shomer-tec.com/product/mossad-pen-1324.cfm for addition information and a video of the Mossad Pen in action

  2. #2 Wow, they’ve really stepped up the importance factor of invisible ink, huh?

    When lemon juice or pee won’t do, the new Mossad Pen is your friend in a tight spot.

  3. I used to be endlessly fascinated by this sort of thing when I was a kid–I went through a phase where I tried to split apart every coin I got my hands on to see if it was hollow and contained microfilm. Now, I’m guessing that real spies rely heavily on encryption and steganography software that anyone can download, and I tend to associate “spy equipment” with those creepy X10 ads of several years back that all but came out and said that their explicit purpose was to surreptitiously film attractive female guests. Ah, Cold War nostalgia…

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