The Moka Express made its decut in 1933, invented by the Italian company, Bialetti.
Some interesting little facts:
1. It was rated as the fifth best design to come out of Italy in the 20th century (Nutella was first)
2. The invention was inspired by an old technique for washing laundry
2.Although many companies have started using stainless steel, Bialetti continues to use Aluminun, claiming that it produces a better quality espresso
I found out all that and more reading this article on ineedcoffee.com!
A new, unopened, original Bialetti Moka Express. Small Size – makes “una tazza”, enough for one long or two short shots of espresso. The box has instructions in both Italian and English. Here’s the proof that I have it:
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