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Rare Turing notebook sells for US$1m in New York auction

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The notebook (above) is believed to be the only extensive Turing autograph manuscript in existence and gives an insight into the man whose work, when he was just 24, led to the universal computer machine; an original 1944 Enigma Machine, still fully operational, was sold for US$269,000.

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The notebook is believed to be the only extensive Turing autograph manuscript in existence and gives an insight into the man whose work, when he was just 24, led to the universal computer machine; an original 1944 Enigma Machine (above), still fully operational, was sold for US$269,000.

New York

A LONG-LOST notebook owned by British mathematician and World War II code breaker Alan Turing sold at auction in New York for US$1 million, Bonhams auction house said.

The sale on Monday of the recently discovered notebook comes at a time of enormous interest in Turing's

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