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Pictured: This Enigma I model, made in Berlin in 1943, has three rotors, each with 26 positions, to create 17,576 possible combinations for each letter. <br />
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A rare, fully-functioning Enigma machine used by the Germans during World War Two has emerged for sale for £220,000. ($275,000)<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.<br />
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In response to this alarming development, the Germans introduced a four rotor model which was even harder for the codebreakers to crack.