The Breville 860d was a rebadged Goblin 860, made by BSR. I have not seen any other Breville 860s, only the d. The date of this model is not confirmed. A reader suggests 1978, although previous research suggested early 80’s. If you have documentary evidence please let me know!
Models are known to have been exported to Australia. The example illustrated was contributed by website visitor, Terry. He writes:
“Interesting to note that the underside of the ceramic teapot and kettle is blatantly Goblin, as you’ll see in the photos. The serial number is Breville, and you may note the Breville branding on the clock fascia written ‘behind’ the Teasmade script. The colour is given a pinkish hue due to the soft lighting we have in our technical training classrooms. I did not adjust the hue to bring it back to the white it really is. There was too much glare when I used the flash.
I picked up the Teasmade from a ‘junk’ sale in northern New South Wales a couple of years ago, after having seen my first at a antique store here in Brisbane, Queensland. From what I rememmber, and so does my daughter, the antique store one had a radio. Probably an 870, although I thought it was more ‘art deco’ than the more modern ones. Wife convinced me not to buy it, but next time…..”