Enigma 3 Walzen Chiffriermaschine Chiper Weltkrieg 1941

Fine example of a WW II Enigma cipher machine in a very good condition and a great history; full functional. Year of construction 1941 by Manufacturer Chiffriermaschinen Gesellschaft Heimsoeth and Rinke, Berlin. The Enigma machine is placed in an oak woodwork case. Three high-quality, all-metal, matched rotors and an Umkehrwalze ?B?. The rotors are continuous numbered; serial numbers has been removed. There are two spare rotors in an additional small wooden box. Plug board is lettered QWERTZU?, wheels numbered 1-26. 100% Original!!! No Copy!! —Enigma 3 Walzen Chiffriermaschine Chiper Weltkrieg 1941 (eBay)

Wanna buy an enigma machine?

Great photos of the German code machine.

Graham Nelson simulated one of these machines in his text adventure game Jigsaw, and as a result I feel like I’ve operated one of them.

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  1. No – I’d rather build one! The cover of this month’s issue of “Notices of the American Mathematical Society” has illustrations of Alan Turing’s original 1940 treatise on the Enigma machine :) This is to highlight the fact that this year’s Math Awareness month will concentrate of mathematics and internet security.

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