This is a very rare Elektra espresso machine. It has a ratcheting mechanism that brings the piston and spring up. This is the first Elektra model released, sometime in the 80's. It also has a closed boiler which allows you to steam milk as well as make espresso.
This model has a beautiful patina on the brass, but the base could be refinished.
Espresso Quality: 9/10
Cosmetic Condition: 7/10
All seals and gaskets have been replaced. Machine is complete with original parts.