Original Enigma machine box selling at PFC Auctions


2015-06-26 13:10:31


Original Enigma machine box selling at PFC Auctions

An original box for a German Enigma machine is an exciting addition to the latest sale

A stunningoriginal box for the Enigma machine is set to sell as part of PFC Auctions' latest sale, which closes on February 28.

Enigma Machine Box auctionThe internal ID plate suggests that this machine was made in 1945,in Erfurt, Germany

The box is currently selling for 383 ($584). It once housed the Germany Navy (Kreigsmarine) Enigma Machine M4. Thisvariant wasfirst introduced to the North Atlantic U-boat fleet on February 1,1942.

In its May 2012 sale, PFC Auctions sold a rotor from an Enigma machine for an outstanding $1,945. Bonhams sold a German Enigma, accompanied by its original box, for $135,000 in November 2012, making a 42.1% increase on estimate, and proving the high demand for these legendary war machines.

Paul Fraser Collectibles has an Enigma postcard signed by Mavis Batey, one of the original code breakers that helped end the second world war.

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