Christies (South Kensington, London) are holding a new year auction that
includes a selection of spy cameras from Russia, Japan, the UK and France.
The sale includes a Japanese Doryu 2-16 gun cameras with an estimated value of between 7,000 and 10,000, and a camera disguised as a cigarette lighter that will fetch between 300 and 500.
The British Ticka made by Houghtons that's cleverly disguised as a pocket watch has an estimated value of around 3,500.
But the star of the auction is a prototype Phantom camera from 1946 , that is expected to fetch up to 12,000.
Visit Christie's Web site for more details.