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Dear Seafarer / Visitor,

The Soviets have lived in one of the coldest regions in the world. They have also experienced a long history that has produced rich traditions and excellent workmanships and quality. Political intrigues, intelligence and espionage has also taken a foothold in the lives of people for a long time.

We have assembled some useful and interesting products that are sure to appeal to mariners.

Happy Exploring!

Thomas Yoon

Russian Long Johns

Russian Long Johns

During the chilliest days of the Cold War, elite Soviet forces kept toasty warm in these “classified” thermals. Never before available to civilians (it’s really nice to know the right people over there), the unissued two-piece set uses an extra-thick air layer, captured in an insulating mesh, to protect the wearer from both cold and hot temperatures. An ex-Spetznaz commando tells us they’ll even stop mosquitoes from biting you! Ideal for the active outdoorsman. 100% Cotton. Available in medium, large and x-large. Please specify size and color; green or natural above.



Wrist walkie-talkies, set of 2

Wrist walkie-talkies, set of 2

Dick Tracy would have loved these cool, wristwatch-style communication devices. Each features a built-in antenna, earphone speaker and Secret Service-style wire microphone for hands-free ops. The LCD displays vitals like time, channels, volume level, call signal and battery level. Includes AC power adapter and rechargeable 3.7V lithium battery. Ideal for trips to the mall, park or sporting events; great for keeping track of the kids, too. Only 2"x1½"x1".



Porthole mirror

Porthole mirror

Feel like you're aboard the Queen Mary on a grand, trans-Atlantic voyage. Reflect a distinct, nautical look with our antiqued bronze porthole mirrors. The latches open, so you can also use these as creative hatches in doors, cupboards or walls. Great for home, office or yacht! Available in 20" or 15" diameters. Please specify above.



Brass ship's bell

Brass ship's bell

A sailor on watch thrills to the sound of eight bells chiming, signaling the end of his duty. Cast clappers produce deep, rich tones. Knotted bell ropes add nautical flare. Comes with mounting bracket; screws not included. Ideal for yacht or home display. A great way to call the kids home, too! Available in small (4" bell, 1½ lbs.), medium (6" bell, 4 lbs.) and large (8" bell, 7½ lbs.).



Sea-doo sea scooter

Sea-doo sea scooter

Become the ruler of the Seven Seas or even your own pool with the smallest, most efficient personal water propulsion craft available. Explore the undersea world at depths down to 65 ft. and at speeds of up to 2mph. 90 minutes of fun cruising on a single battery charge. Finger activated soft trigger start. Automatically shuts off and floats to the surface if released. Built-in buoyancy regulation. Complete with storage/carrying bag and recharger. 24" long and a light weight 11 lbs. Sold elsewhere for $400.

This item requires an additional $9 for shipping within the Continental U.S.

Express shipping not available for this item.
Please allow up to 2 weeks for delivery.



Lock-picking kit

Lock-picking kit

Cold War spies used multi-component lock-picking kits like these to quickly gain access to any locked space. With a gentle wiggle of the pick, a slight turn of the tension wrench and a little practice, you too, can become a professional locksmith (or an Assistant Commercial Attaché at any embassy). No calls to the locksmith, so it pays for itself after one episode of locking yourself out of the house/car, too! Choose from high-quality 8, 17 and 32-piece tempered, stainless steel sets. Interchangeable brass handle with 17-piece set. Assortment of regular picks and picks with stainless steel handles with 32-piece set. Rugged zippered leather case (8-piece set in leather case with snap). Made in USA. Free copy of "Easy Pickings," a handy 24-pg. "how to" locksmithing guide with each set. Please specify set.

*Sold for professional locksmithing purposes only. Please check your local laws before ordering.

Attention Locksmiths! Professional, electric lock pick set now available. Easier than snap-guns and conventional picks. Made of machined aluminum and steel. Includes four picking needles, tension tools and adjustment wrenches. Two C batteries included. #203109

Also Available! "The Complete Guide to Lock Picking," a 78-pg. guide with scores of illustrations, by noted locksmith Eddie "The Wire". #203111



8x spy monocular

8x spy monocular

Originally made for the KGB and counter-intelligence agencies, these 8-power monoculars use fully-coated, mil-spec optics, yet are small enough to fit in the palm of your hand! Only 4 oz. and just 3½"! Prismatic lens system provides extraordinarily clear, stable image when viewing distant objects (5 degree field of view, 6.3mm objective) on hunting or camping trips, at sporting events, concerts, nature hikes or those covert missions (great for spying on your friends, too!). Rugged, all metal construction. Serial number and cyrillic markings. Turn upside down and use as a magnifying glass (ideal for numismatists, philatelists, engineers, geologists, biologists, etc.). Comparable German units $100 and up! Lifetime warranty. Available in blue, black, and olive green. Please specify above.


"A scant four ounces and produced to military specs!" - Soldier of Fortune

"Great glass...exceptionally crisp" - Shooting Industry



Mink ushanka

Mink ushanka

For centuries, Russia's elite have kept warm with luxurious mink hats. Now, by popular request, we've secured a few of these lush, mink ushankas. The genuine article, each has been individually handcrafted by one of Russia's top furriers to provide you with the ultimate in warmth, comfort and beauty. Quilted inner lining. Pull down ear flaps or tie them on top of hat. Available in S (7) , M (7¼), L (7½), XL (7¾) and XXL (8).



Titanic ship model

Titanic ship model

1:350 scale model exquisitely rendered in mahogany. The ship that suffered the most tragic of all maritime disasters is recreated in this exact mahogany scale model. Hand-signed by Millvina Dean, one of the last living survivors of the ill-fated luxury liner. Master model builders handcrafted this beauty to exacting specifications (each takes about 1,000 man-hours). Amazing detail – from the complex rigging running bow to stern to the dozen lifeboats port and starboard. Mounted on wooden platform with brass accents. 30" length, 3" beam. Quite simply, phenomenal!



Captain's watch

Captain's watch

Weigh the anchor and hoist the main, the captain's watch says it's time to set sail. Front features a classic old-world sailing ship, in relief. Back features a nautical scene, with lighthouse, gull in flight and sailboats, in relief. Dial shows sailboat. 18-jewel mechanical movement. 2" diameter. Free 14" chain and Russian/English factory docs. 90-day warranty.



Schooner sailing model

Schooner sailing model

Like the classic rigs you might have seen hugging the coast off Cape Cod a half-century ago. Perhaps even with a Kennedy at the helm. Built plank-on-frame like an actual ocean going vessel. Constructed of hand-cut and stained mahogany, oak and other woods. Details, like canvas sails, cotton line rigging, wooden blocks, brass hardware, abound. Rests in a wooden display cradle. 49" long. Some assembly required.

This item requires an additional $14 for delivery within the Continental U.S.



RC hovercraft

RC hovercraft

Zip over smooth terrain (ice, snow, water, sand, dirt, concrete) with a real hovercraft. Floats on a cushion of air at scale speeds of up to 25 mph. 150'-range, radio remote controls the dual drive props in forward, reverse, left, right, spin and stop; also inflates/deflates cushion. Powered by a rechargeable 9.6v Ni-Cd battery (AC charger included). 15"x9½", 4 lbs.



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