"Imperial" Coffee Mill

"Imperial" Coffee Mill

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Object Name
mill, coffee
Other Terms
Coffee Mill; Kitchen Utensils
date made
1875 or later
1890 - 1920
Arcade Manufacturing Company
place made
United States: Illinois, Freeport
place used
United States: New Mexico, Albuquerque
Physical Description
iron, cast (top plate; hopper; dome; handles; drawer knob material)
steel (grinder material)
chestnut (box sides and bottom; drawer front material)
hardwood (drawer sides and bottom material)
maple (knob material)
overall: 10 5/8 in x 9 in x 6 1/4 in; 26.9875 cm x 22.86 cm x 15.875 cm
box (height does not include top): 5 in x 6 1/4 in x 6 1/4 in; 12.7 cm x 15.875 cm x 15.875 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Elmore
Household Tools and Equipment
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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