6 double sided gears that can provide 648,960 different possible keys. The machine can be used to encode your own highly encrypted secret messages. Send and receive secret messages to anyone who has a machine.
Hardwood construction with gears cut from ¼” thick wood. All letters and text are deeply laser engraved into the wood. The gears turn on alloy steel pins. The base measures about 13" x 4.5" x .75"
We also are offering a series of decryption challenges with cash and puzzle awards.
The first person to solve a message will receive a $100 cash prize and a personalized engraved Enigma IV machine to commemorate the achievement.
Entries can only be submitted by email to CreativeCrafthouse@gmail.com. The time stamp of emails will indicate winning entrant. Posted below on Sept 20 is the SECOND challenge and was written by the winner of the first challenge, Edward Bowles of York, England. Good luck. It is slightly more difficult than the first challenge.
020207 020207 616263 314159
FCMMM RTWRV FCJOY HWGHB SKRYB
YLRHG CZTEZ JMRDH ESOWQ UERNM
TZNHV NLTOH BMMCZ EFUGV CNCWB
BEMHE HITQV AKUKZ XAETC JPAGW
NDDDS YZAFC HBPAL LZAPF FLMOG
GDRTW RRKJL SRIIW WXWKM LIYUW
CWZDB QIUYM QRVWY NIOKF YMNEP
CQALV CESJU CVQKN KUVTS EBBAD
TFCPJ KODSK OCQWY BLDVS TZZFG
GUDWX UZRRJ DRYST MQIHT FKDGE
We hope that the winner of this second challenge will volunteer to write the encryption challenge for the third challenge:)
There will be a series of at least 3 challenges such as this, each one getting progressively more difficult. Bookmark this website link to check the status any time.
Employees & family of Creative Crafthouse not eligible. Only 1 win per person.
For those of you who may have a machine and attempted the first challenge and failed, I will supply the correct solution upon request to me at CreativeCrafthouse@gmail.com. Below is the encoded first challenge that was solved by Mr Bowles:
40A516072B706153C625071D726251E615273F706050G506370 20 UIKH EYGG PCVL NIBQ KRDY UYPE FRWT YUSA ZEKW ENUN XSOI KGKB LGTI TRJC YIDR XGKY RZGP YSRR BWBM EXML ELDA ASQK XUEW ODEZ KJFC EKGD NKFZ UGHZ BBJB IKBY EKKJ BTRA HEAM EOXW XAYF MWBT JVAF VIAB GAAA VIFW WZKX BVRR AZAY KBIO DJYV GDQR XTDW IHHE VQDD LJRJ YDFD TNZU PIDB EIVX IIVQ CRCF PYEO IPYO PEQP SGDQ UYSU ZGAU ABFD GBZI OLSU KAKB OYBB XYXS YZPT XWIO NWXL APLA LXW RED
Note the video shows both the Enigma III and IV models. This listing is for the Enigma IV only
The Enigma series of machines were designed and built by Dave Janelle & Bob Nolet at Creative Crafthouse in Hudson, FL.