Stasi Briefcase

Stasi Briefcase, n.d.
Black plastic, metal, colored plastic and other materials
4 ½ in. x 1 ft 6 ½ in. x 1 ft 2 ½ in. (11.5 cm x 47 cm x 37 cm)
East Germany
The Stasi Espionage Equipment Collection
2008.255.002

This briefcase was used to conceal a decoder, used by the East Germany’s Ministry for State Security (Ministerium für Staatssicherheit—MfS), known as the Stasi.