M4 NAVAL ENIGMA MACHINE
Four-rotor ("M4") Kriegsmarine Enigma cipher machine, serial number 5124/JLA/42, complete with Beta rotor (M3174), 3 aluminum rotors (IV, VI, & VII) with serial numbers (VI: M8423, IV, VIII: M10138), and C reflector (M3174), each rotor with 26 positions labeled with letters. Housed in the original oak case (13¾ x 11¼ x 6¼ in.), with leather handle, case with hinged front panel stamped " Klappe Schleissen" opening to reveal ebonite Steckerbrett [plug-board], outside of case and inside of…
Bletchley Park names 'secret' World War II codebreakers
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Here are the Enigma machine rotors in place with their cover removed. The code of the day specifies which set of four rotors (from a larger set) should be used and in what order they must be placed. The Enigma machine is completely symmetrical, so all that the message recipient needed to do was set their machine according to the same codebook and to type in the encoded message. The original message emerged, perhaps a little corrupted by human error and noise on the radio.
German Enigma machine from 1936
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Enigma machine used by the Nazis sells for almost £100,000
The device, in complete original condition, was built in 1943 and seized by the Allies before it could be destroyed by the Germans. It was sold at Sotheby's in London for £94,000.
A FOUR-ROTOR ENIGMA CIPHER MACHINE
A FOUR-ROTOR ENIGMA CIPHER MACHINE Heimsoeth & Rinke; November, 1941 Serial number M4117, with complete electrical wiring, three aluminum rotors( IV, V & VII), Gamma rotor and B reflector all with matching serial numbers, raised 'QWERTZ' keyboard with crackle black painted metal case, plugboard in the front with eight patch leads, four spare patch leads to lid which is fitted with spare bulbs and a previously unknown, probably unique, metal security screen, housed in wooden carrying case…
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Realisations (Public Auctions) / Bottles - Stoneware
AA Auctions Ltd / Auction #18 - 07/12/2019 / Mustard / Lot 448. Mustard: 'J. HOWE, STONEY STRATFORD' Fabulous early glazed ceramic footed mustard jar from this former market town in Buckinghamshire (now a constituent town of Milton Keynes). Blue underglaze print. Inverted baluster form with tapering wide neck. One of only two recorded examples. Don't miss this opportunity!