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Tuesday, 21 October 2014

3 chimneys and 2 roofs --- 1 giveaway

On this hungarian leaflet (here), you surely looked outside of the window on the 4th page (back).

You saw like me the 3 smoking chimneys and the 2 roofs...

Why didn't you ask yourself where this place might be?

I asked myself today at 13:29:00... had the answer at 13:29:01 (It is so OBVIOUS).

Come on!!!

Give it a split of second of thinking!

In 1946,  the industry Fémtermia was founded.



never heard?

Processing aluminium waste from the war.

Maybe, the in 1949 "nationalized" name will ring a bell:

(see here)

A short look on the areal picture:

(i mentioned the train station in the book COFFEEMAKERS, reason for which the business moved out to Apc, Hungary)

Looks impressive, doesn't it?

Clearly here to see, the 3 chimneys:

An aluminium lingot looked like this in those days:

And of course, these pictures are a treat!!!!


(source here)


you will say... ok, easy mik, easy...
who are the people on that leaflet anyway?

Actually, to tell you the truth, i just dreamt this:
(i mean the moustache, my dear fellows, if that's not a giveaway?!?!!?!?)

"Are you driving there now?" 
I heard my sweetheart say, over my shoulder.
I sigh.

Sunday, 19 October 2014

Proportion: Strike the Chord!

The more i looked at this Robbiati model B... the more my optic nerves got boggled.

It was like: something here feels "not right".

but what?

Is the machine bigger? smaller?
The base higher and the head lower?
The head larger and the neck shorter?

Or is the Jug simply larger?

Thank you Eric (@sourcedevie) for sharing this picture with me!!!

For comparison, mine looks like this:


Friday, 17 October 2014

Prototype - Desider Stern - DE 926087

More infos here (afterwards, press on "Newer Post")
PS: look carefully! It is a little different than the patent registration!

Should/will i fire it?
You will know it very soon.

Monday, 13 October 2014

I quote...

"Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality."
Dalai Lama XIV

In this sense: Long Life Francesco!!!