Lloyds Miniature Recorder, Mission Impossible, 1960s
Although there were several recorders used on the TV program Mission Impossible, the most famous one is the Lloyds Miniature Recorder pictured above. At the start of each show, actor Peter Graves would obtain an envelope and a tape recorder that would contain details of his current assignment which was another "mission impossible" which only him and his team could do. The tape would self destruct after it was played. Below is an autographed photo of the team and a photo of Peter Graves opening the envelop on the TV show.



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