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Object ID 001477

Object Name Coffee grinder

Object Desc Small, wood and metal coffee grinder/mill. Peugeot brand.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001899a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Coffee/Tea


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 6

Object Date

Start Year Range 1910

End Year Range 1938

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords coffee,Peugeot,grinders,housewares,mills,

Title Coffee grinder

Description Coffee grinder composed of metal and wood. Base is wood with drawer (B) that is removable. Drawer has a dark wood knob at front and two metal tabs on the interior. At top there is a wood knob attached to a metal handle. Green, metal dome on top to hold coffee beans. Hopper is wood with a cone shape leading to the metal burr. On front is diamond-shaped metal label with manufacturer information.


Approx Collection Date

Height 7.34

Length 0

Width 8.75

Depth 4.75

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Width includes the top handle, depth does not even though the handle turns.

Quantity 0



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Image Caption CMY1899a-b



Date FEB 14,2014

Summary good

Assessor BN

Notes Do not pull by wood knob to open drawer. A- The wood knob at top has a series of scratches on one side. Metal handle is tarnished. Metal dome has loss in the paint layer in small spots around circumference. On right side of dome a small metal knob is worn and tarnished. Inside of mill is dirty and there is debris inside. Wood is stained and discolored at top. Rust on metal burr component. Interior of top dome has rust and pitting in the metal. Wear around hopper from friction caused by metal dome. There is a crack in the wood box on the front side at the top edge center. Edges of wood box are worn. Dents in wood on left edge at top side. On front side the interior of box has wear from drawer. Interior metal components are tarnished and rusted Wood has seperated from bottom piece at lower right corner of front side. Bottom side is dirty and worn. Nails are rusted. B- Loss on front at top left. Metal pieces are tarnished. Wood knob is loose. Bottom side is discolored.


Date FEB 14,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date FEB 14,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 6 from H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit - automatic entry by admin



Date FEB 14,2014

Notes Peugeot was founded in 1810. The company made its first coffee mill in 1840. They continued to do so until 1975. Today the company makes cars.