Rare WWII German Enigma machine sold for £149,000

A rare German World War II Enigma encryption machine has been sold at Sotheby’s for a total amount of £149,000 (ca. $232,000), doubling the estimated price of £50,000 – £70,000. The auctioned Enigma was produced by Heimsoeth & Rinke in 1943 bearing serial number A16422. Its the second Enigma sold this year as in April another Enigma machine, manufactured in 1944, was …

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