AJAX-12 “KGB” – 4/99

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USSR 1952 – Spy Camera – 21 mm – Rare.

The KMZ Ajax-12 is a subminiature spy camera designed for the USSR intelligence service (KGB). The Ajax uses a spring wound clockwork mechanism allowing agents to take a series of shots without needing to manually rewind the film. The camera was commonly used for covert photography concealed behind or inside of something else and the body is designed to withstand severe mistreatment and protect the film. A commercial version of the camera was created as the Zenith MF1 in 1989.

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