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Re: VMs: Re: Collection For Sale
DANA SCOTT wrote:
Thank you very much for your response. May I inquire as to your assessment
of the total value of your collection?
In advance of Lou's response, I'm guessing "a lot". There is some really rare
stuff there. I bid on one of the M-94's that showed up on eBay (they seem to
show up even less often than an Enigma), and was outbid by a random Microsoft
VP. I've never seen a piece of SIGABA offered anywhere for sale. I was interested
to see the shorthand letter from Coleman listed in the first paragraph of his site,
since I was the one who was able to decrypt and read it for him. It really is an
The Reeds et al. papers on ciphertext-only cryptanalysis of M-209 are not generally
available anywhere -- Ritchie has an amusing story about it on the web somewhere.
I didn't realize any unclassified copies were available until this moment.s
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