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Posted 5 years ago


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I recently aquired this item and am not sure who manufactured it, its date and whether it's a coffee mill, grain mill or what.
anybody come across one like this or maybe knows something about it.
many thanks
andy Lawrence

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  1. andyl1950, 5 years ago
    My good friend in the US identified it from his Macmillan guide.
    It's an 1860's Spong #4 coffee grinder and is one of the first types they manufactured. The Spong company was formed in 1856.
  2. sabidob, 4 years ago
    I have one like it. I bought at an auction in England. I didn't know who the manufacturer was but later found out it was a Spong. The hopper flops out real easy, huh?

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