coffeepot similar to a percolator and french press cross?!
Moka pot. http://www.sweetmarias.com/sweetmarias/b… It's sometimes describes as a stove top percolator even though it's completely different.
I've been using a Vev Vigano http://www.espressozone.com/vev-vigano-k… for years. It makes great coffee (more like espresso), but to keep the grounds from cooking on the stove I add boiling water to the reservoir so it finishes quicker.