Soviet ‘Enigma’ cipher machine sells for $22k at collapsed museum’s exhibits auction

A Soviet equivalent of Nazi Germany’s Enigma cipher machine has sold for more than double its auction asking price – while a secret camera disguised as a pack of cigarettes went for nearly $20,000. A Fialka M-125-3M 10-rotor cipher code machine complete with accessories sold for $22,400 at a US auction held over the weekend, trumping the device’s $8,000-$12,000 estimated sale price.

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