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Monday, 18 July 2011

An Astonishingly Ugly coffee machine in Al Capone's City...

Where else than in Chicago could the first coffee machine from the Brevetti Robbiati business set first foot on the american continent? It has one of the largest italian community in the United States!

Chicago has a long history of italian immigration, maybe you can take a look here:

What a lovely shop it must have been!!!

Comparing this picture with the following one (actual)... it doesn't leave an option... i'll travel back in time.

And how did the "astonishingly ugly" but "highly effective" italian coffee maker become an object many collectors cherish... every explanation would be vain... it is what it is.

The article is from 1978:

If you live in Chicago: Greet them from me...

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