Alessi - Coban espresso machine - RS 04 mit Mahlwerk

Alessi - Coban espresso machine - RS 04 mit Mahlwerk
Switzerland - 1990-1999 - cast metal

Original Alessi Coban RS 04 espresso machine

Dissolution of collection

Highly sought after collectors item for enthusiasts of this Italian designer!

An espresso machine icon.

Overall good used condition given its age, few normal traces of wear - hardly used.

Please note: The measuring spoon/tamper (black plastic) shown in the photos was replaced by a stainless steel measuring spoon/tamper, as the plastic spoon was damaged after the photos were taken. Check out the two last photos of the auction (stainless steel multi-function spoon).

Brand: Alessi
Design: Richard Sapper 1988

Portafilter machine with integrated grinder for freshly ground coffee.

Removable water tank for ease of filling
• Powder chute for easy portioning
• Pre-heat display
• Grinding level settings to set the level of fineness
• Frother to froth the milk
• Steam valve for hot water access
• Rotating switch for milk frothing or hot water access
• Drip sieve and removable drip tray for easy cleaning
• Pressure-cast grey casing
• Complete with accessories as depicted

Design by Richard Sapper

The Cobán expresso machine embodies the perfect combination of shape and function: the components of an espresso - coffee beans and clear water - are presented in two columns and are joined by a connecting band to form an excellent product.

In 1999, the jury of the Design Plus prize awarded the ‘Coban’ an award with the following words: ‘a design as though of one piece.’

Insured shipping with track and trace.

Lot details
Coban espresso machine
cast metal
Manufacturer/ Brand
Model/ Name
RS 04 mit Mahlwerk
Estimated Period
Country of Origin
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
43×24×35 cm
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