Dating antique box coffee mills
We also deal in box or lap mills and some larger counter models.
All of our hand operated coffee grinders are ready for you to use and enjoy in today's household.
I now have enough mills in my collection to grind coffee for a small army and we still use our original Arcade 25 as our daily grinder.
I do not enjoy sandblasting any antique, but I do enjoy seeing something that was unusable and neglected brought back to "like new" condition.
Our latest project is a great piece from back in the late 1890's, an Elgin No 42 Antique Coffee Mill.Most of the mills have been totally disassembled and thoroughly cleaned and some that didn't have a good original finish have been painted if necessary to "like new" condition.I would not recommend trying to use an old mill without giving it a through cleaning first.Years ago, Larry reconditioned two coffee mills and kept them for years, situations changed and the Mills were lost...One Mill was a deep hunter green and the other rich, deep red burgundy, both were cherished pieces, reconditioned by Larry himself (a true craftsman_...
We started hunting for a solution and eventually found our first Arcade 25 coffee mill.