22574Re: [midatlanticretro] I just bought an enigma machine!
- Sep 4, 2011Very cool... Amazing German miniaturization!
On 9/3/2011 12:37 AM, Dave McGuire wrote:
On 09/02/2011 07:57 PM, Bill Sudbrink wrote:
>>> Well, sort of... see ebay lot 270810254484
>>> Can't wait to see what this really is, but for 12 bucks?
>>> I couldn't pass.
>> Looks like an Enigma (model) to me! Very cool!
> Yea. I was sitting at my desk, doing all of the end of the week
> builds and source repository backups and consistency checks. This
> activity doesn't require a lot of thought so I popped up a browser
> and started doing some of my "idle curiosity" Craig's list and ebay
> searches. "teletype" is one of them. The GI Joe teletype result
> came up and I thought "Gee, my buddies and I had a whole lot of GI
> Joe gear when we were kids and I don't remember..." then I suddenly
> recognized what was in the picture. I did a few googles to be sure
> that 1/12th scale Enigma models we not common as dirt or anything
> and then hit the buy-it-now button. If it actually has "Hasbro"
> stamped on it, I'll be surprised (and a little disappointed) but I'm
> hoping it is either military from the period or a one-off produced by
> a history buff.
Be sure to take some high-res pics when it arrives!
Port Charlotte, FL
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