Coxy914 Senior Member Joined: 23 Jul 2013 Posts: 1 Location: Shropshire, England Expertise: I love coffee
Posted Tue Jul 23, 2013, 7:29am Subject: Help identifying the age of my (vintage?) Riviera Espresso
]]]]]]Hi all, long time coffee lover from the UK and have finally managed to get myself a lovely aged, Riviera Espresso. It's one of the copper and brass ones and is a work of art.
I have attached some photo's as I understand these can be dated by looking at the internal wiring. I have removed the base cover for the photo's and hoping some one can shed some light on it. Only other markings are on the base which say 240v (UK model) 1000w Riviera Espresso. Everything works absolutely fine, but are there also any tips for cleaning the inside as I don't know how long she's be left unloved or as an ornament for and there is probably a build up of limescale although it looks clean around all the threads. My guess is late 70's early 80's but I don't have enough knowledge or experience on these to be honest so hoping someone may help.
Symbols: = New Posts since your last visit = No New Posts since last visit = Newest post
Forum Rules: No profanity, illegal acts or personal attacks will be tolerated in these discussion boards. No commercial posting of any nature will be tolerated; only private sales by private individuals, in the "Buy and Sell" forum. No SEO style postings will be tolerated. SEO related posts will result in immediate ban from CoffeeGeek. No cross posting allowed - do not post your topic to more than one forum, nor repost a topic to the same forum. Who Can Read The Forum? Anyone can read posts in these discussion boards. Who Can Post New Topics? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post new topics. Who Can Post Replies? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post replies. Can Photos be posted? Anyone can post photos in their new topics or replies. Who can change or delete posts? Any CoffeeGeek member can edit their own posts. Only moderators can delete posts. Probationary Period: If you are a new signup for CoffeeGeek, you cannot promote, endorse, criticise or otherwise post an unsolicited endorsement for any company, product or service in your first five postings.