Mr. Franco Carnago and his Espressina

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Lvx

#1: Post by Lvx »

This is happiness! A meeting with the Espressina's father. 8)
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cuppajoe

#2: Post by cuppajoe »

Nice!

Interesting machine, kinda like a cross between a Moka and a lever, and dad seems like a real character as well. Looks to be in amazing condition.

Can it go stove top as well as electric?
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Marcelnl
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#3: Post by Marcelnl »

Think I just saw one on Francesco's website for which he does not have a name...interesting piece of machinery!
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drgary
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#4: Post by drgary »

Where did you see that on Francesco's site? I looked and could not find it.

Added: I answered my own question. It's here listed on the bottom under "No Name," where it's stripped of all identifying data. I will let Francesco know.

http://www.francescoceccarelli.eu/dallaAallaZ_eng.htm
Gary
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#5: Post by Marcelnl »

Hi Gary, already sent him an email ;-)


http://www.francescoceccarelli.eu/Macch ... te/ugo.JPG Looks identical IMO
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drgary
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#6: Post by drgary »

He thanked me for letting him know and said he's changing the listing on his site. I pointed him to this thread, so I expect he knows you alerted him. In any case, thanks to Lucio's fortunate discovery, another mystery is solved.
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mfortin

#7: Post by mfortin »

Is this machine in production for sale?

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drgary
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#8: Post by drgary »

I doubt it. This 1979 machine is so rare Francesco Ceccarelli had it listed as an unknown on his reference website.
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#9: Post by drgary »

There's a video of one being used here:
Gary
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