Eyeglasses with Concealed Cyanide Pills

Circa 1975-1977, CIA

A poisonous pellet was hidden in these glasses. Choosing death over torture, a captive could casually chew his eyeglass arm without arousing suspicion…until it was too late.

Back to Full Collection

Additional Objects

Bond Car

Camera Concealed in Briefcase

1970s-1980s

Buttonhole Camera, Model F-21

Circa 1970