Antique coffee grinders at their finest are true works of art. The first ones appeared in Europe in the 17th century when coffee was introduced to Europe from Turkey
Belgian mid-nineteenth century coffee grinder in bronze and cherry-wood.
Coffee grinder from Liege, Belgium made in 1800 of oak elaborately carved with a floral motif.
German coffee grinder, 1830, in walnut and brass.
Coffee grinder in cast iron and brass. Second half of the 19th century.
French Louis XIV coffee grinder, walnut, 18th century.
English coffee grinder in the form of a butter churn, turned mahogany, 1800.
Classic French coffee grinder in walnut. 1840
A Grand Union Tea Company coffee grinder. Grand Union was created in 1872 and incorporated in 1916 as Jones Brothers Tea Co. This coffee grinder comes from their first shop which was located in Scranton, PA.
Coffee Grinder Enterprise Mfg., Philadelphia, Mod 512.
Parnall & Sons Bristol coffee grinder in cast iron and brass.
The original company was set up in 1820 by William Parnall in Narrow Wine Street, initially making weights and measures, before expanding into shop keeping equipment and shop fittings.
Coffee grinder from Belgium in beech carved with a floral motif.