View My Cart Shop Spy

Coal Camouflage Kit and Explosive Coal

Circa 1942-1945, OSS

The device, shaped to resemble a large piece of coal, was hollowed out to conceal explosives. Using the camouflage kit, an agent painted the shell to match the color of the local coal. When the coal was shoveled into a boiler, the device detonated.

Back to Full Collection

Additional Objects

Hollow Coin

1950s-1990s

Brass Knuckles

1939-1947

George Washington Spy Letter

1777