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A holdout gun for your purse

You need this, obviously. (And the jewelry box of useful-looking other stuff.)

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A knockout lipstick

Does it apply a polymer that protects you from the dose that sedates your victim? Unknown.

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A twist-off watch

Hopefully it tells time as well as being...

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A safe-cracking watch

Handy!

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An atomizer

Mostly holds perfume; can be pressed into use as a fire extinguisher.

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A VitaRay Detector from Project Rebirth

Has both sentimental and investigative value. Can be used on grocery trucks, watches and armpits.

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A light gun and protective glasses

Ow, ow, ow. It doesn't seem to erase memory a la "Men in Black," it just painfully blinds and disorients your target.

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A butler/chauffeur with a walkie-talkie

Jarvis' walkie-talkie is actually smaller than some '80s phones.

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A back massager gone horribly wrong

This was one of Howard Stark's too-dangerous-to-use inventions, not standard Peggy kit.

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A lockpicking brooch that you wear to work

Even handier!

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Meanwhile, the bad guys have:

A typewriter communicator receiving via a talcum powder-razor antenna.

Yeah, not sure what's going on there.

It's pretty cool, but they're still not Peggy.

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Another angle on the typewritercom

Better lighting, still mysterious.

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A gas-trapped briefcase

Not sure who supplied the gizmo, but Jarvis bluffed through it beautifully.

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A camera pen

Howard Stark's camera pen doesn't excite Peggy the way he expects it to, but she does use it.

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A fingerprint kit

Simply classic.

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A dangerously toylike automatic pistol

As the lady says, "I want that!"

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