Military coffee Grinder adopted by the French Army in 1896

$300.00

Military coffee grinder adopted by the French Army in 1896. This rustique designed model has equipped numerous units up to 1940.

Description

Extremely rare military coffee grinder adopted by the French Army in 1896. This item is still in good condition in spite of his âge and past. Unfortunately he has lost the plate at the bottom. Of rustique design it still has equiped numerous units up to 1940. This one has been found at Abbeville in the Somme. One coffee grinder of this type for each « escouade » of ten soldiers was the ratio. During the WW1 it was indispensable in the trenches for the soldiers. Mesures : 7" of diameter x 3 ½ " for the box. 7" total high (handle included) »