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Coffee Mill
1901-1925
Manufacturer:Manufactured by Landers, Frary, and Clark , American, 1862 - 1965
Iron and wood
Primary Dimensions (height x width x depth): 12 1/4 x 10 1/2 x 8 5/8in. (31.1 x 26.7 x 21.9cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Schiro
Description: Cast iron coffee mill mounted to a wooden base. There are two large iron wheels mounted on either side of the hollow body of the mill, with a wooden handle on the right wheel. A sliding cover at the top opens for the coffee beans, and there is a drawer at the base of the unit to collect the ground coffee. The mill is painted dark green with gold and red accents. A gold decal at the top of the mill on the hopper reads, "UNIVERSAL". Stamped on the top of the unit is, "20"; stamped on the outside of both wheels is, "LANDERS FRARY & CLARK. / NEW BRITAIN CONN. U. S. A."; stamped around the bottom of the mill is, "L.F.G.&C. NEW BRITAIN, CONN. U.S.A.". Stamped on the back of the body of the mill, "OIL / THE BALLS."
Object Number: 1981.126.1
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