Originally Posted by Maintenance 6
ELU stuff was available in the US for a time. It was made in Europe and imported to the US while B&D ownership was bouncing around. I saw other stuff that had some weird things on the data plates. It is likely OK.
It has "made in the USA" on the nameplate. It had some B&D documentation with it, and it seems to work fine on 110V. It was free, so I'll run it till it dies. I live very close to the B&D headquarters, so it may have been an "evaluation" model that made it's way out of the lab somehow.