Hagelin B-21 Cipher Machine

Made:
1925
maker:
AB Cryptoteknik
designer:
Boris Caesar Wilhelm Hagelin

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Hagelin B-21; the beginning of the Hagelin pin wheel machines, superficially resembling the Enigma; developed by Boris Hagelin based on Arvid Gerhard Damm's patented design of the B-18; it has two pin-wheels on each of the coding wheels.

Details

Category:
Mathematics
Object Number:
2011-111
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), electrical components, felt, leather, metal (unknown), plastic, steel (metal) and wood (unidentified)
type:
enigma machine
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment