Artifact Details

Title

German Cipher Machine

Catalog Number

102627410

Type

Still image

Identifying Numbers

Other number #657 Verso perncil

Dimensions

overall: 5 3/4 in x 8 1/4 in

Description

Black and white image of an unknown cipher machine. Given to Digital Computer Museum as a part of a talk given by Donald Davies of the NPL in England. Shown are the coding wheels an external gear and keyhole. The code wheels are numbered 1-12 with windows beside each wheel indicating the selected number.

Category

Photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015