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Rare German Enigma expected 'to fetch £60,000' at auction

A rare German Enigma enciphering machine is expected to fetch up to £60,000 in an auction on Wednesday.

Built in 1941, the oak-encased machine was used to encrypt German codes during the WWII.

Richard Lister has been looking at the machine at Bonhams auctioneers in central London.

  • 14 Nov 2012
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