8 Obsolete Spy Tools That We’ll Never Use Again

By Brian Willingham

Guide to Hiring a Private Investigator

Really? They strapped a camera to a pigeon? And a shoe doubled as a phone?

1Spy Camera Pocket Watch

Because pocket watches are so 1930. (Watchisimo)

2Pigeon Camera

Pigeon Camera

Drones are much easier to control. (NBC News)

3Microdot Camera

Microdot Camera

In today’s age, it would disseminated in electronic form, but these gadgets could take a take a photograph so small, an entire document can be reduced to the size of a punctuation mark in a newspaper and dead-dropped. (Spy Museum)

4Shoe Phone

Shoe Phone

Whipping out your trusty iPhone is much less conspicuous. (Slice of SciFi)

5Secret Storage Hollow Book

Secret Storage Hollow Book

What else would you have a book for? (SpyGoodies)

6Coal Torpedo (lump of coal, disguised as a bomb)

Coal Torpedo

Coal went out of style with the steam engine. (Military History Now)

7Pipe Pistol

Pipe Pistol

When did you last see a pipe-smoker? (Mirror)

8Secret Coded Messages in Washing Lines

Secret Coded Messages in Washing Lines

Modern dryers are much more efficient way of drying clothes. (Mirror)

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Source:: Pry-Eye