Rare and fully- functioning Enigma machine used by the Germans during WWII has emerged for sale.

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A rare, fully-functioning Enigma machine used by the Germans during World War Two has sold for £213,000. ($300,000)<br />
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This Enigma I model was made in Berlin in 1935 for the military to transmit confidential information while German forces were expanded, in contravention of the Treaty of Versailles.<br />
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It has three rotors, each with 26 positions, to create 17,576 possible combinations for each letter.<br />
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The Enigma was considered to be 'unbreakable', but the British codebreakers at Bletchley Park led by Alan Turing were famously able to decipher it.