Lot 5259

A cipher machine set of devices for the German Bundeswehr

International Military History from 1919 | A89r | Live auction | 900 Lots

Hammer price € 5,000

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Cipher machine HELL H-54, license production for the German Army (Bundeswehr) by the company Rudolf Hell of Kiel with improved and more robust technology as well as simplified handling. The case lacquered in olive green, the riveted type plate "HELL - ... H 54" with ident number, on the inside of the lid a notice in German, complete with connection cable. Without key. Keyboard B62. The case lacquered in olive green, the matching type plate without serial number, with the mechanical connections for the HELL H-54, QWERT keyboard. Not checked for functionality and completeness. Complete with carrying case.
Rare set of devices for major mobile units or command posts. Weight 30 kg.

Condition: II + Questions about the lot?

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