€100 'typewriter' turns out to be €45,000 Enigma machine

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Message 5868 - Posted: 17 Jul 2017, 4:59:29 UTC

€100 'typewriter' turns out to be €45,000 Enigma machine
1941 German army crypto machine found in Romanian flea market

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Message 13554 - Posted: 28 Nov 2017, 0:16:11 UTC - in response to Message 5868.  

I wonder if some Allied soldiers were going through and seeing what they could loot...

Hey Mac, what's this thing? I can't read it, it's all German.
I can't either Harry, but it looks like some kind of typewriter to me.
Weird looking typewriter, oh well, we'll just stick in the salvage pile.
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