Rare top secret Nazi coding machine bought on eBay for £9.50 | Home News | News | The Independent

Note the spelling mistake in the first line of The Independent article!

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An “unbreakable” cipher machine used to encrypt massages from the Nazi command, which led to huge breakthroughs in modern computing has been discovered for sale on eBay for less than £10. A volunteer with the National Museum of Computing (NMC) spotted the advert on the online auctioning site this week and recognised the device, labelled a “telegram machine”,  as an extremely rare, military-issue Lorenz teleprinter…

Source: Rare top-secret Nazi coding machine bought on eBay for £9.50 | Home News | News | The Independent

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