A fine Ottico Meccanica Italiana Crytogrpah-CR Cipher Machine,  Italian,  late 1950's,

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Lot 7
A fine Ottico Meccanica Italiana Crytogrpah-CR Cipher Machine,
Italian, late 1950's,

£ 30,000 - 40,000
US$ 38,000 - 51,000
A fine Ottico Meccanica Italiana Crytogrpah-CR Cipher Machine, Italian, late 1950's,
the green hammerite casing with twenty seven button keyboard at the front and hinged cover opening to a set of electromechanical cypher wheels with twenty six contacts at either side, an entry disc and a reflector similar to the German Enigma, however the OMI Cryptograph-CR has a built-in printer at the front above the keyboard with two paper strips, one showing plain text and the other cipher text, in metal carrying case with accessories and keys, 9½in x 16¾in x 19in (24cm x 42.5cm x 48cm)

Footnotes

  • The Cryptograph-CR was developed and produced by OMI in Rome in the late 1950's and it was intended for use by the Italian Armed forces.

    For further information see: www.cryptomuseum.com/crypto/omi/cr/index.htm
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A fine Ottico Meccanica Italiana Crytogrpah-CR Cipher Machine,  Italian,  late 1950's,
A fine Ottico Meccanica Italiana Crytogrpah-CR Cipher Machine,  Italian,  late 1950's,
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