One of the legendary Nazi cipher machines used by Adolf Hitler’s military when they tried to take over the world is coming up for auction this weekend and is expected to fetch about $100,000.
The rare “Enigma” machine is being put up for sale as part of a broader collection of war and related artifacts being sold by Heritage Auctions. The auctioneers estimate only about 250 remain in existence.
The model being sold, unusually, still has all of its parts, and the metal rotors are engraved with the Third Reich emblem.
The “Enigma” code devices were at the heart of the Third Reich’s secret…