Coffee and Pepper Mills
Pages from the 1866 William Corns & Son catalogue

The front cover of the 1866 catalogue. The coffee and pepper mills are described as newly-invented portable stand and counter products, designed for grocer's shops. The address is given as Dudley Road, Wolverhampton and the catalogue was printed by Simpson and Steen, printers by steam power.
Page 1 shows four counter mills. The first is an improved counter mill with drawer and the second is an improved counter pillar mill. The third is a counter coffee mill and the fourth is a counter coffee mill with a fancy bronzed stand.
Page 5 shows the newly-invented stand pillar mill, which is described as being suitable for grocer's shops, with brass hopper and brass cover over the mill.
Page 7 shows the large floor stand coffee mill, no. 4D. The mill was 5 feet 9 inches high and the wheel was 4 feet 5 inches in diameter. It had an anti-friction wheel and was designed for large shops.

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