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Instruments of Science & Technology / A FALKA M-125-3MN ROTOR-BASED CIPHER MACHINE WITH POWER SUPPLY, RUSSIAN, 1960'S,

Lot 13
A FALKA M-125-3MN ROTOR-BASED CIPHER MACHINE WITH POWER SUPPLY,
RUSSIAN, 1960'S,
28 September 2022, 14:00 BST
London, Knightsbridge

Sold for £12,750 inc. premium

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A FALKA M-125-3MN ROTOR-BASED CIPHER MACHINE WITH POWER SUPPLY, RUSSIAN, 1960'S,

plaque stamped M-125-3MP2 N 98-92441, complete with ten rotors and three row key board in Latin and Cyrillic, with five-level paper tape reader below, paper tape punch and tape printing mechanism on top with punch card input on the left hand side, in grey metal casing with cover stamped 98-92441, together with separate 24 volt power supply,
the machine 12in x 10 1/2in x 7in (30.5cm x 27cm x 18cm)

Footnotes

The Falka was the preferred Soviet cipher machine during the Cold War era and was used by many of the Warsaw Pact countries and their allies including Cuba.

For full description and history, see www.cryptomuseum.com/crypto/fialka/

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