FE-AR LA PEPPINA
1100W - 110V - black
It is hard enough in Italy
to find a machine operating at 110 V, so I was surprised when I examined
the label on the back showing the unusual voltage. Using a transformer
of adequate power (3000W), I checked for proper functioning of the
The model dates from the late 70's, with slightly different cosmetics than previous, and in particular the different shape of the handles of the lever and the holder. Very unusual and rare black color of the boiler.
Has serial number 8 04 engraved under the base and year/month 79 12 engraved on the element.
The machine was in excellent condition, except that the chrome was missing in places.
.In order to restore
the body, I brought to
in Rome. It must be borne in mind that the machine body is made of aluminum, so
it was necessary the coating with zinc and then chrome plating. The result is
Here are the components ready to be reassembled
and finally the first shot pulled, after boiling the water and with the help of a transformer 220V-110V
(sent to Dennis - Palmdale)
Francesco Ceccarelli. All rights reserved.