Imperial Antique Coffee Grinder by Arcade Manufacturing Company
The Arcade Manufacturing Company was in business from 1885 to 1935 and was a major producer of coffee grinders in the Freeport Illinois area This grinder has a dark wooden base with a very ornate metal top and crank that is copper plated. The words Imperial and Arcade Manufacturing Company names are casted into the ornate top along the outer edge. There is a small wooden drawer that easily slides in and out on the front side to catches the ground coffee. The crank and grinding mechanism work and turn freely. Coffee grinder dimensions are 7 inches square at the base, 10 inches wide and 10.5 inches tall including the crank. This grinder is in rare preserved condition, no cracks or rusted metal. This coffee grinder would make a great addition to any kitchen or general antique collection! Asking $125.