The first Victoria Arduino was manufactured in 1905. It was this small initiative at the turn of the century that dramatically altered the world of coffee. Victoria Arduino is both a witness and a protagonist of the 20th century. It absorbed all the changes, the styles, and the events, while keeping its very personal image unchanged. The Victoria Arduino espresso machine is now a symbol in the history of coffee, and in the history of Italian customs and culture throughout Europe. Symbol. When someone speaks about Victoria Arduino the references to literature, art and society are inevitable, because Victoria Arduino is such a diverse symbol.