Painting without the use of transparent varnish as originally
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U.S. Berkel slicer model B (Indianina)first series
Model: Berkel B
Manufacturing time: 1918 – 1925
Place of origin: U.S. Slicing Machine La Porte Indiana
Slicing blade diameter: 263mm
Dimensions: width 47 – depth 68 – height 47
Note: Both vintage and replica pedestals are available
The U.S. flywheel slicer Berkel model B was built in the period from 1918 to 1928 at the La Porte – Indiana plant and at the Toronto plant in Canada. The Berkel slicer model B (Indianina) is the smallest slicer that Berkel has produced and for this reason it is also called “Indianina
Precisely for these characteristics, the Berkel model B slicer has become a synonym of elegance, taste and style.
The Berkel model B slicer has an uncovered sharpener with opposing wheels for sharpening, the cutting thickness regulator is a graduated pin fixed on the base of the slicer as in models L – R – 1 – 2 – 50 – NS – NL.
The product fixing vice is made up of two opposing rack rods, joined by a toothed arm which acts on the product to be sliced and is inserted by interlocking above the sliding carriage.
The shoulder has the classic round and closed shape, on it the hub that supports the blade is fixed, on the shoulder the glove box is fixed which vertically has a nickel-plated iron sheet while the horizontal part where the sliced product falls is in opal glass White.
The Berkel model B slicer was built for the use of small and not very seasoned products
The manifesto of our Berkel restoration
We do ensure maximum fidelity to the historical period of reference: here’s why we apply the oven painting without the use of transparent paint, as originally done in all Berkel models.We use the original copal paint brands of the time.
In the same philosophy we carry out decorations by hand without the use of an airbrush and issue the “Certificate of Authenticity”, guaranteeing excellent operation for 5 years after delivery.
For further information please read the page “Art of Restoration”.
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