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Did You Know That Peugeot Made Cofee Grinders

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Did You Know That Peugeot Made Cofee Grinders

Before producing cars, the French company Peugeot made metal and wood coffee mills and as you can see they were beautiful contraptions.

In this post from Core77 there's a look at the history of Peugeot's vintage coffee mill designs dating back to 1840.

The first designs were created using a combination of wood and metal with beans placed inside before being slowly crushed by a blade operated by gears. Users would then collect their freshly grinding beans from a wooden draw at the bottom.

The designs are simple, functional and look great - there's even a snap shot of what we may have had if the car company had continued producing coffee grinders.

Here's a look at a modern design from the Peugeot Design Lab.

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