It is humbling too.
To realise that some people knew 17 years ago what i had to painfully research over the course of the past 5 years or so.
It puts everything in a new perspective.
In 1998, Bob Norton knew that Brevetti Robbiati closed in 1983:
In 1997, Peter Foster was already describing the "C-like shape":
(i think P.F. meant 1946)
In 2006, Colin states that the machines are now made in Australia, and Frederick - just to clear things up -that "there is no such thing as a Brevetti Robbiati factory":