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Post# 204494   4/16/2007 at 16:13 (4,422 days old) by n_kom ()        

I am looking for pictures, catalogues, videos, ads, etc of INDESIT washing machines from the 50, 60, 70, 80 and 90s..
It would be cool if you guys can put here something from Indesit...

Post# 205983 , Reply# 1   4/24/2007 at 11:08 (4,414 days old) by n_kom ()        

Does nobody have anything old of Indesit??

Post# 206001 , Reply# 2   4/24/2007 at 13:25 (4,414 days old) by matchboxpaul (U.K)        

Finding images of 1970s and 80s Indesits is really difficult. The only two I have are attached below.


Post# 206002 , Reply# 3   4/24/2007 at 13:25 (4,414 days old) by matchboxpaul (U.K)        

and the second

Post# 206024 , Reply# 4   4/24/2007 at 15:52 (4,414 days old) by kirri ()        

These bring back memories!! These machines were so quiet!! on par with my modern day Miele!! Although the spin was slow, i used to love the way it would spin the wash water out with no draining first.

Post# 206032 , Reply# 5   4/24/2007 at 16:49 (4,414 days old) by n_kom ()        

Was that a joke or were those Indesit machines really quiet??

Post# 206066 , Reply# 6   4/24/2007 at 20:56 (4,414 days old) by hooverzodiac12 (Melbourne, Australia)        

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heres one

Post# 206067 , Reply# 7   4/24/2007 at 20:57 (4,414 days old) by hooverzodiac12 (Melbourne, Australia)        

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and another

Post# 206141 , Reply# 8   4/25/2007 at 03:11 (4,414 days old) by n_kom ()        

Hooverzodiac12, Can you write the type machines of those two above??

Post# 206180 , Reply# 9   4/25/2007 at 09:04 (4,413 days old) by kirri ()        

No, they really WERE that quiet! The non electronic ones of the 70's would tumble with a very slight hum, but if on a boil wash, it was virtually silent.
I had at least 4 different people i knew by these indesits after seeing mine in action based on the very low noise level.
Then, in about 1980, the 1st electronic 800 indesit appeared and a friend of mine bought one thinking it would be like mine-BIG MISTAKE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Post# 206221 , Reply# 10   4/25/2007 at 11:23 (4,413 days old) by n_kom ()        

Have you got a picture of the electronic 800 indesit??

Post# 206267 , Reply# 11   4/25/2007 at 16:24 (4,413 days old) by kirri ()        

Alas no! It really was a terrible machine-it made the hoover/hotpoints look like quiet machines in comparisson!
My friends only had it for about 2 years before they threw it out

Post# 206276 , Reply# 12   4/25/2007 at 17:00 (4,413 days old) by kirri ()        

The old indesit's of the 70's worked in a strange way. When you switched on, it would fill with water up to just below the door.It would then tumble for about 5 minutes taking in more water if needed and then stop. if you set in on a boil wash, it would stay stationary for over an hour until it reached the temp.Then ,when it started to tumble,you would get a big bout of steam come out of the soap drawer with the waft of whatever powder you were using...oh happy days!!!

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