[Homeroast] OT: German bakelite hand grinders

Brian Kamnetz bkamnetz at gmail.com
Wed Nov 23 09:50:42 CST 2011


Edward, also, according to the blurb, these were built in East Germany
after the war, and that might be another reason to be leery. But it
appears to be a moot point; they have apparently sold out.

Brian


On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 4:26 PM, Edward Bourgeois <edbourgeois at gmail.com> wrote:
> Peter Dienes (PeDe, germany) was early in utilizing bakelite into
> household products with this design  of  a coffee grinder during the
> late '20s. others then produced similar models.  I've yet to pull the
> trigger on one of these to try. They seem to have held up pretty well
> but have heard of quite a few with stress cracks.
>



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