Bulgarian Umbrella

1978, KGB

In 1978 the KGB used an umbrella like this—modified to fire a tiny pellet filled with poison—to assassinate dissident Georgi Markov on the streets of London.

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Additional Objects

Eyeglasses with Concealed Cyanide Pills

Circa 1975-1977

Steineck ABC Wristwatch Camera

Circa 1949

Flashlight Gun

1930s