Monthly Archives: September 2011

La Cimbali ‘Microcimbali’ | “macchina da caffè”

Vintage espresso machines are amongst my all-time favourite industrial design objects. One of the most beautiful machines is the La Faema E61, especially the model with two groups, from 1961. Since this is a rather large, professional machine for bars, … Continue reading

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The mystery of the Auto-Union model racing cars

Recently I aquired a collection of vintage, identical model racing cars, in five different color combinations. The models were retrieved by a friend over twenty years ago from a house in Frankfurt in Germany. The cars are all unused, packed together in numbers … Continue reading

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