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Instruments of Science & Technology / AN ENIGMA ROTOR BOX WITH TWO ROTORS, GERMAN, DATED 1936,

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AN ENIGMA ROTOR BOX WITH TWO ROTORS,
GERMAN, DATED 1936,
28 September 2022, 14:00 BST
London, Knightsbridge

Sold for £5,737.50 inc. premium

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AN ENIGMA ROTOR BOX WITH TWO ROTORS, GERMAN, DATED 1936,

Rotor serial numbers: II (A5111), V (A5111).
Rotor II (A5111) of Marked 'WaA69' on flat contact plate.
Rotor V (A5111). Marked '01' on flat contact plate. Spring loaded connector set to '01', Spring loaded connector stuck. Marked WaA69,
the case 9 1/2in x 2 1/2in x 5in (24cm x 6.5cm x 12.5cm)

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It is uncommon to find rotor boxes containing Enigma rotors of the same serial number, in this case rotors II and V numbered A5111. Each Enigma machine was supplied with five rotors bearing the serial number corresponding to the machine, and numbered I through V to denote the internal configuration of each rotor.

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