TDB Reference: "The Golden Needle"
Serial Number: 0287
Containment Protocols: Low [See note 1]. Containment within locked, non-breakable, display cabinetry or simple safe.
Internment Information: Recovered from raid on suspected inflation terrorist cell in July 1952 in [redacted], India, along with several other active items [See note 2.] Lost during [redacted] incident in 1967, recovered subsequently in 1970 from the home of [redacted], deceased.
Description: A sewing needle, approximately 5cm long, with a maximum diameter of 2mm along the length, with an eye opening at one end 7mm x 2mm, of gold color. Actual spectrographic analysis shows the metal is not gold. Unknown alloy with gold appearance. Extremely resistant to mechanical deformation or fracture.
Effect: While this artifact is considered 'active', it is strictly a passive device. Simple contact with the needle do