Perhaps surprisingly for me, my favorite piece in our gallery is our Enigma machine. I have always been attracted to beauty, rarity and history; and although this wonderful machine rates an A plus on the Rarity and History fronts, it is without a doubt the least attractive object in our wonderful gallery! My father was in the Coast Guard that fought in WWII, and I have always been fascinated by our greatest generation. Owning a machine that most experts believe helped shorten the war by two years (and perhaps saved my fathers life) gives me immense pleasure to own, even if we have it for only for a little while. It is perhaps one of the greatest mementoes of WWII that will ever come on the market.