Antique Coffee Grinder Parts (2022)

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We Were Told By A Previous Owner That This Item Was Made By J. Barnes Blacksmith, However, This Item Is Not Marked.
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In Overall Good Condition. I Do Not Think This Is Very Old. As There Is No Box. Screw Holes Are About 5" Apart. We Have Been Giving Quality Service To The On-line Collector Community For Over 19 Years.
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Handle Turns. Old Paint.
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But I Can Turn It And The Inside Turns Also. The 1 Piece Is All There Is. There Are No Glass Parts.
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They Will Not Get Any Cheaper. Original Black Paint. Turns Fine. Very Good Used Condition- Normal Wear From Use And Cleaning.
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This Lot Are In Great Condition And Turns Smoothly.
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The Body Of The Mill Is Embossed With "brighton" On The Front And On The Back With "pat Mar 28 1905".
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Antique Coffee Grinder Parts Information

Early Antique J Barnes Blacksmith 1750-1795 Coffee Grinder Mill Forged Parts . We Were Told By A Previous Owner That This Item Was Made By J. Barnes Blacksmith, However, This Item Is Not Marked.

Antique L F & C Regal No. 44 Coffee Grinder Mill Parts

Antique L F & C Regal No. 44 Coffee Grinder Mill Parts Item Moves Freely In Good Used Condition Sold As Is.

Vintage Cast Iron Lap Grinder Coffee Burr Mill Top Mechanism Only No Box Parts. In Overall Good Condition. I Do Not Think This Is Very Old. As There Is No Box. Screw Holes Are About 5" Apart. We Have Been Giving Quality Service To The On-line Collector Community For Over 19 Years.

Mixed Antique & Vintage Lot Used Old Metal Coffee Grinder Parts Pieces Hardware.

Antique Cha's Charles Parker Co. Meriden Conn. U.s.a. Coffee Grinder Parts 1897

Antique The Cha's Charles Parker Co. Coffee Grinder Parts. The Grinder Housing Is Dated March 9th 1897. See My Other Coffee Grinders For Sale. This Is For All The Parts Shown.

Vintage Antique Arcade Crystal Grinder Parts Cast Iron Wall Mount Coffee Display. Handle Turns. Old Paint.

Old / Antique Original Enterprise No. 100 Wall Mount Coffee Grinder Parts

But I Can Turn It And The Inside Turns Also. The 1 Piece Is All There Is. There Are No Glass Parts.

Vintage Arcade Crystal Coffee Grinder Mill Wall Mount Cast Iron Antique Parts. This Is A Wall Mount Unit That Can Be Easily Attached To Any Solid Wall With Backing. This Unit Is Incomplete And Would Have Had A Glass Jar On Top And Bottom Originally I Believe. It Does Have The Rubber Gasket On The Top.

Antique Arcade Crystal Cast Iron Wall Mount Coffee Grinder Parts Or Restoration. Antique Arcade Crystal Coffee Grinder Part. Sold For Parts Or Restoration, Missing Screws. What You See In Photos Is What You Get.

Antique Ncra Cast Iron Coffee Grinder Parts

They Will Not Get Any Cheaper. Original Black Paint. Turns Fine. Very Good Used Condition- Normal Wear From Use And Cleaning.

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Because Of This, They Are Sold As Is, As Found. We Will Not!

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Vintage Coffee Grinder Wooden/metal Cast Iron Parts - Wooden Box Great Condition. Looks Like It Works, Displays Great. Nice Decor On The Cast Iron Parts.

Vintage Arcade Crystal Coffee Grinder And Handle For Parts. Not Original Screws.

Antique Coffee Grinder Parts Wooden Drawer & Top Arm/knob Metal Grinder

This Lot Are In Great Condition And Turns Smoothly.

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Antique Coffee Grinder Parts

This Is The Grinder And Handle From An Old Coffee Grinder. The Handle Will Lift Off The Base But Is Sturdy And Well-set When Turned. I've Not Tried To Loosen The Screws That Hold The Grinder Base Together.

Vintage Antique Coffee Grinder Folk Art, Missing Parts. Vintage Antique Coffee Grinder Folk Art, Missing Parts. Condition Is "used". See Pictures. Missing Crank And Drawer. Rust On Metal Parts. Some Paint Chipping. Shipped With Usps Priority Mail.

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Arcade Crystal Parts Lot.

Antique Arcade Coffee Grinder Parts Grinding Burr Wheel Original Part

Grinding Burr Wheel To Fit The Arcade Crystal Wall Mount Grinders. Later Model Of The #2 And All # 3 ,s & #4,s.

Vintage Cast Iron Miniature Coffee Grinder Moving Parts Pull Out Drawer

3 34" Top To Bottom And From Wheel To Wheel Is 2 14". Moving Parts Work, Looks Very Good.

Vintage Wall Mount Brighton Premier Coffee Grinder Mill Parts

The Body Of The Mill Is Embossed With "brighton" On The Front And On The Back With "pat Mar 28 1905".

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FAQs

How do I know if my coffee grinder is antique? ›

Best Method – Check for Make / Model listed on the grinder

Many coffee grinders made in the last 200 years likely will have some sort of make or model number on them, to give you a clue as to their origins. Once you have a make or a model number, this is a great start to finding out how old it is.

Is it safe to use an antique coffee grinder? ›

Will the antique coffee grinder work? If it has all its functioning parts and doesn't have any mold, then yes—though it may not work well. If the grinder's missing a key part like the grinding arm or burrs, then no. It may be possible to replace those parts, but it'll be a challenge.

How do you adjust an old fashioned coffee grinder? ›

In order to adjust your manual grinder's grind setting, the first thing you need to do is remove the top nut, handle, and locking ring. After you remove the locking ring, hold the central spindle and turn the adjusting ring. Turn the ring clockwise for a finer grind and counter-clockwise for a coarser grind.

How does an antique coffee grinder work? ›

This antique coffee grinder is very easy to operate, simply because all you have to do is put the coffee beans inside the hopper, turn the handle and grind the coffee until you have your desired amount waiting inside the drawer.

What are old coffee grinders made of? ›

Typically the older coffee grinders are made out of cast iron, wood, or sometimes glass if it's made out of plastic, there's a good chance that it was made after the 1950s.

What do coffee grinder numbers mean? ›

Sometimes numbers indicate the distance between the burrs, the lowest number indicating the finest setting. Move the top burr towards a higher number to increase the distance between the blades. Some grinders have instructions to indicate which direction is finer or coarser.

When was the first coffee grinder made? ›

In 1798, the first U.S. patent for a coffee grinder was issued to Thomas Bruff of Maryland, who was Thomas Jefferson's dentist. His wall-mounted device ground beans between metal nuts with coarse and fine teeth.

Are old coffee cans worth anything? ›

A very rare, old tin, in mint or near mint condition can fetch thousands, while the same tin in poor condition may only be worth a few dollars. The more elaborate lithographed one pound "Tall Coffee Tins” range in price from $150 to over $1,000, while those with plain lettering will generally sell from $75 to $150.

How do you clean a copper coffee grinder? ›

Clean the ground coffee reservoir with a dry cloth to ensure that oils and grinds from previous grindings don't negatively impact freshly ground coffee. With the use the outer surfaces may become tarnished, use a metal polish only on the outside surfaces to bring the grinder back to its original luster.

How do you clean a hand crank coffee grinder? ›

For cleaning manual coffee grinder burrs and other small parts, get a bowl of soapy water and dip a Q Tip in it. You can then use the Q Tip to lightly scrub the micro-grounds and oils off the smaller parts. I don't suggest using the dishwasher to clean any part of the grinder.

How do you clean out a coffee grinder? ›

Follow these steps to ease the process:
  1. Clean the hopper. After unplugging the grinder, remove the bean hopper and empty it of any coffee beans. ...
  2. Remove all the pieces. ...
  3. Take out the inner burr.
  4. Scrub with a brush.
  5. Wipe down the burrs.
  6. Clean the coffee chute.
  7. Let it dry.
8 Dec 2021

How do you calibrate a coffee grinder? ›

How to Adjust and Calibrate Your Coffee Grinder
  1. Pour a shot of coffee through your machine with the grinder at any setting. ...
  2. Re-pour another coffee shot and monitor for signal and make very small adjustments to your grinder based on observations above.
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How do you calibrate a manual coffee grinder? ›

For most manual coffee grinders, you remove the nut, grind handle and ring lock and then turn the adjusting ring. Turn the ring clockwise for a finer ground and counter-clockwise for a coarser ground. Other grinders are adjusted using a step-dial located on the bottom.

Why is my grinder not working? ›

The reason the grinder won't work is that it's most likely to be blocked or that there are beans compressed so tightly between the burrs that the motor can no longer turn them. This is user error. To attend to this, you will need to adjust the grinder to very coarse and operate it.

How do you use a hand crank coffee grinder? ›

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Who made the coffee grinder? ›

The first coffee grinder was made in Germany in the early 1800s. There is some debate as to who actually invented the coffee grinder, but it is widely believed that German inventor Friedrich Gottlob Keller was the first to patent the device in 1842.

When were burr grinders invented? ›

The first American patent for an improved coffee grinder was granted to Thomas Bruff Sr. In 1798. His invention was the beginning of the wall mounted coffee mill.

How did people grind coffee? ›

In the 15th century, people used their manual spice grinders or grain mills to grind coffee. The first coffee mill, made specifically to grind coffee beans, was invented by Englishman Nicholas Book in the late 17th century. Coffee was placed in the top of the lever device and was grinded into a bottom drawer.

What number is fine on a coffee grinder? ›

1 refers to fine and 17 to course.

Does a finer grind make stronger coffee? ›

In the sense of caffeination, a finer grind does result in stronger coffee, while a coarser grind will brew a weaker cup.

What is cowboy coffee? ›

Cowboy coffee is essentially French press coffee without a filter. Typically, this drink is made over an open flame, out on the trail, or at a campsite, where a coffee maker (or electricity for that matter) isn't readily available.

What do you call a coffee grinder? ›

A burr mill, or burr grinder, is a mill used to grind hard, small food products between two revolving abrasive surfaces separated by a distance usually set by the user.

Why is it called a burr grinder? ›

The grinder is called a burr grinder because it has two revolving abrasive surfaces called burrs; right between the surfaces is where the coffee beans are crushed to a uniform size, and it grinds a few beans at a time.

What is Burr size? ›

Burr size is measured in millimeters and ranges from around 40 millimeters for a lower cost but capable home-use grinders, up into the 60-millimeter range for prosumer level espresso focused grinders and into 80+ millimeters for high volume commercial rated grinders.

How do you date old tins? ›

The date of manufacture (printing) may appear on it or sometimes be stamped on thebackside. This can only be determined if you're willing to remove the label from the tin. Numbers on labels such as “553” may indicatethe year made. “553” is May, 1953.

Are tin cans worth any money? ›

It takes about 32 aluminum cans to make a pound. The weight of a can fluctuates with various brand designs, but they tend to be around a half-ounce per can. At an average of 59 cents per pound, that makes a single can worth about 1.8 cents.

Can I use rice to clean my coffee grinder? ›

Put a 1/4 cup of rice in your blade grinder and grind for about a minute (until it's pulverized). Once it's pulverized, oils and dust should cling to the rice. Dump the pulverized rice out of of the grinder. Using a wet paper towel, wipe out the grinder.

Should you wash coffee grinder? ›

If you use your coffee grinder every day, a quick cleaning every week is recommended. If oils from the beans are not removed regularly, they will become rancid and produce a bad odor and taste.

How often should you clean coffee grinder? ›

As a general rule, clean your coffee grinder every two weeks. However, if you're grinding every day, or using oily beans, you'll want to clean your grinder about once a week. When your coffee grinder is clean and dry, it will stay fresher, longer, and it will keep your coffee tasting delicious.

Can you use vinegar to clean a grinder? ›

Simply mix a few tablespoons of white vinegar with a glass of water, and use this as a cleaning mix for your grinder. With a combination of this and a stiff-bristled brush (like a toothbrush), you'll end up with a very clean grinder.

How do you take apart a coffee grinder? ›

How to Take Apart a Kinu Hand Grinder - YouTube

How do you deep clean a grinder? ›

Soak the grinder in isopropyl alcohol.

Place the pieces of the grinder in a bath of isopropyl alcohol. You can use a tupperware or a resealable bag. Make sure all pieces are submerged. Let it sit for about 30 minutes to an hour, then remove the grinder pieces.

How long does a coffee grinder last? ›

A good quality grinder that is used regularly should last you for about 5-10 years. A good blade grinder will grind about 500-800 pounds of coffee beans before its blades begin to dull. Burr grinders, on the other hand, will grind up to 1500 pounds of coffee before you have to replace the burrs.

Can you wash the inside of a coffee grinder? ›

Usually, the removable parts of the grinder are top-rack dishwasher safe (using a gentle cycle), or you can wash them by hand in warm, soapy water. Remove ground particles from the lid and blades using a small, soft brush or cloth. Wipe the inside of the grinder lid and blades carefully with a damp cloth.

Do coffee grinder blades get dull? ›

As mentioned above coffee blades get blunt with time. This is fuelled by the fact that in the process of grinding, coffee beans may be mixed with small rocks and hard objects that are difficult to grind and make the blades dull.

What do the numbers mean on coffee grinder? ›

These numbers are to be used as a guide. The amount of ground coffee varies quite a bit depending on how coarse or fine you grind and whether you use light, dry beans or dark, oily beans. After grinding a few times, you will find the correct grind amount position for the amount of coffee you want to grind.

Are old coffee cans worth anything? ›

A very rare, old tin, in mint or near mint condition can fetch thousands, while the same tin in poor condition may only be worth a few dollars. The more elaborate lithographed one pound "Tall Coffee Tins” range in price from $150 to over $1,000, while those with plain lettering will generally sell from $75 to $150.

When were manual coffee grinders invented? ›

In 1870, the “Champion #1” was patented. It eventually became the grinder used in most groceries. These were all the US manual grinders.

How do you clean a copper coffee grinder? ›

Clean the ground coffee reservoir with a dry cloth to ensure that oils and grinds from previous grindings don't negatively impact freshly ground coffee. With the use the outer surfaces may become tarnished, use a metal polish only on the outside surfaces to bring the grinder back to its original luster.

What number is fine on a coffee grinder? ›

1 refers to fine and 17 to course.

What is cowboy coffee? ›

Cowboy coffee is essentially French press coffee without a filter. Typically, this drink is made over an open flame, out on the trail, or at a campsite, where a coffee maker (or electricity for that matter) isn't readily available.

Does a finer grind make stronger coffee? ›

In the sense of caffeination, a finer grind does result in stronger coffee, while a coarser grind will brew a weaker cup.

How do you date old tins? ›

The date of manufacture (printing) may appear on it or sometimes be stamped on thebackside. This can only be determined if you're willing to remove the label from the tin. Numbers on labels such as “553” may indicatethe year made. “553” is May, 1953.

Are tin cans worth any money? ›

It takes about 32 aluminum cans to make a pound. The weight of a can fluctuates with various brand designs, but they tend to be around a half-ounce per can. At an average of 59 cents per pound, that makes a single can worth about 1.8 cents.

Why is it called a burr grinder? ›

The grinder is called a burr grinder because it has two revolving abrasive surfaces called burrs; right between the surfaces is where the coffee beans are crushed to a uniform size, and it grinds a few beans at a time.

Who invented the manual coffee grinder? ›

In the 15th century, people used their manual spice grinders or grain mills to grind coffee. The first coffee mill, made specifically to grind coffee beans, was invented by Englishman Nicholas Book in the late 17th century. Coffee was placed in the top of the lever device and was grinded into a bottom drawer.

What is Burr size? ›

Burr size is measured in millimeters and ranges from around 40 millimeters for a lower cost but capable home-use grinders, up into the 60-millimeter range for prosumer level espresso focused grinders and into 80+ millimeters for high volume commercial rated grinders.

How do I clean the inside of my coffee grinder? ›

How to Clean a Blade Coffee Grinder
  1. Fill the grinder with rice.
  2. Run the rice in the grinder. Run the rice in the grinder for about a minute—the rice will collect the oils and remove the excess coffee grounds. Pour the rice out of the grinder.
  3. Repeat the process.
  4. Wipe down the grinder.
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Can I use rice to clean my coffee grinder? ›

Put a 1/4 cup of rice in your blade grinder and grind for about a minute (until it's pulverized). Once it's pulverized, oils and dust should cling to the rice. Dump the pulverized rice out of of the grinder. Using a wet paper towel, wipe out the grinder.

Should you wash coffee grinder? ›

If you use your coffee grinder every day, a quick cleaning every week is recommended. If oils from the beans are not removed regularly, they will become rancid and produce a bad odor and taste.

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