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COLOGNE, Germany – Auction Team Breker’s first sale of the spring season was distinguished by a rare variant of the legendary Enigma 1 encryption machine, built for the German airforce by the Chiffriermaschinenfabrik Heimsoeth & Rinke in 1944. It commanded €251,880, which amounts to $272,030.
COLOGNE, Germany – Auction Team Breker will hold a two-day sale on Friday, September 16 and Saturday, September 17, with the first day devoted to photographica and film and the second to the categories of science and technology, mechanical music and fairground pieces. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
COLOGNE, Germany – Auction Team Breker opens its spring 2022 season on Saturday, March 26 with the Jim Rauen collection of typewriters and office antiques. Landmarks from the dawn of telecommunications will be offered alongside early calculating machines, postage scales and writing antiques. Highlighting the collection is one of America’s most comprehensive groups of antique typewriters, led by an 1873 Sholes & Glidden. Regarded as the first commercially successful writing machine, it is estimated at €18,000-€22,000. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.