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Post# 1074372   5/26/2020 at 11:12 (1,423 days old) by Dimitris (greece)        

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I am so excited finding this beauty at the alliances cemetery.
Shall I go ahead and bring her home?


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Post# 1074373 , Reply# 1   5/26/2020 at 11:24 (1,423 days old) by RP2813 (Sannazay)        

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That looks like a rare find!

 

Seems to me like they borrowed some ideas from KitchenAid.


Post# 1074374 , Reply# 2   5/26/2020 at 11:33 (1,423 days old) by Dimitris (greece)        

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Me too. First time I see enamel interior in Greece.
Where could it be imported from?
USA?

It had a small sticker saying “smalto”
that means enamel in Italian.

Do you thing I should bring it home?


Post# 1074375 , Reply# 3   5/26/2020 at 11:37 (1,423 days old) by jamiel (Detroit, Michigan and Palm Springs, CA)        

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What an odd combination...clearly a KA from the very early 70s.

Post# 1074376 , Reply# 4   5/26/2020 at 11:53 (1,423 days old) by combo52 (50 Year Repair Tech Beltsville,Md)        
Cool DW

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They certainly borrowed some design elements from KA, but it differently is not in any way built by KA, there is nothing that is the same as KAs DWs. from the 70s.

 

Sure bring it home if possible.

 

John L.


Post# 1074380 , Reply# 5   5/26/2020 at 12:38 (1,423 days old) by Tomturbomatic (Beltsville, MD)        

Did it die? Looks like it has some Hobart elements in its design.


Post# 1074397 , Reply# 6   5/26/2020 at 15:10 (1,423 days old) by vacbear58 (Sutton In Ashfield, East Midlands, UK)        


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I suspect this may be an early 1970s Philco machine - its the door catch and the 4 sweep arm that calls out Kitchen Aid, but I remember the Philco (and its nearly 50 years) seemed to have a similar sort of mechanism although the outside catch was different. It was not unknown for dishwashers to have an enamelled tub at the time. I wonder if it is, apparently, missing a spray arm under the upper rack.

If it were me I woudl definately be bringing it home!

Al


Post# 1074415 , Reply# 7   5/26/2020 at 18:18 (1,423 days old) by mielerod69 (Australia)        
Same as the Zoppas Stovella 3 Jet

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Hi Dimitris,
Looks like a rebadged Zoppas from Italy.
Check out the video of CandyBimatic on Youtube


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Post# 1074458 , Reply# 8   5/27/2020 at 01:00 (1,423 days old) by Revvinkevin (Tinseltown - Shakey Town - La-La Land)        
Yes Dimitris, bring it home!

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And here’s a video of that same machine running with a plexiglass panel, showing the “magic” inside.






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Post# 1074459 , Reply# 9   5/27/2020 at 01:21 (1,423 days old) by Dimitris (greece)        

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Thank you for your replies.
I had a feeling that it had something to do with Italy.

Until now I believed that the filter was missing but from what I see at the video simply it is designed with no filter.

Best, D.


Post# 1074535 , Reply# 10   5/27/2020 at 13:54 (1,422 days old) by Revvinkevin (Tinseltown - Shakey Town - La-La Land)        
So.....

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Are you going to bring it home???


Post# 1074546 , Reply# 11   5/27/2020 at 15:41 (1,422 days old) by rollermatic (cincinnati)        
hope you get it

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and post lots of pics please!

loved the video revvinkevin! powerful to say the least! that's the one brand dishwasher i have never found! and if i ever do i will definately grab it if possible!


Post# 1074860 , Reply# 12   5/29/2020 at 12:40 (1,420 days old) by mrsalvo (New Braunfels Texas)        

Well that's interesting. Didn't know Westinghouse borrowed from KA. I was expecting to see a "bowtie" impeller, and the racks are clearly KA influenced. Interesting.

Did you save it?

Barry



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