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22574Re: [midatlanticretro] I just bought an enigma machine!

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  • Jim Scheef
    Sep 4, 2011
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      Very cool... Amazing German miniaturization!

      Jim

      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!

      -Dave

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      Dave McGuire
      Port Charlotte, FL

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