From: Dwight K. Elvey <dwight.elvey_at_amd.com>
Date: Fri Aug 20 16:39:05 2004

 If you look closely, you'll notice that it has many more wheels
( rotors ) than three or four. It is a later machine.

>From: "Jules Richardson" <julesrichardsonuk_at_yahoo.co.uk>
>On Fri, 2004-08-20 at 18:57, Geoffrey Thomas wrote:
>> Is this the real thing ?
>Not a German Enigma, no. (e.g.:
>http://web.syr.edu/~nrsmit01/webquest/enigma.jpg), but real in the sense
>that it is an Enigma :)
>I can't see an equivalent to the plugboard that the German machines
>have, so it's presumably a much simpler device.
>German 3-rotor Enigma machines are actually pretty common, or so I'm
>told - I suppose they just normally appear in traditional auction houses
>rather than on ebay.
>That ebay one seems like quite a high price. I'm not sure if that's
>because it's a) Swiss rather than German, b) in extremely good condition
>or c) because it's on ebay. I suspect the latter...
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