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Posted Thu Jun 6, 2013, 5:43pm
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Hey CoffeeGeeks,

Can anyone help me identify this Faema machine? It's been sitting unused in someone's house for a long time and I could potentially get it for about 500$.

I do not know its current state or whether it works or not. Better assume it's not and will need a full restoration.

Any help or info would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks!

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Posted Fri Jun 7, 2013, 4:18am
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I can only tell you I would not spend much on it. If you can't run i t and see what it needs, you are taking a risk. For me, myself, I would not spend more than a hundred dollars on it but YMMV.

 
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Posted Fri Jun 7, 2013, 5:05am
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It's a Faema Compact C84/2. Whether or not $500 is a reasonable price depends on its functioning.

 
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