Friday, October 17, 2008


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A mortar and pestle for grinding

coffee was among the cargo of the



While working, I ran across this
article in a 1959 Stars And Stripes
newspaper. That's a great looking machine
and can be cleverly hidden away.
And it grinds an "unlimited
supply of fresh beans."
I wonder if any of these remain
somewhere anymore???

On my CD, I neglected to add my
friends song, so here it is:

Fresh Cuppa Coffee
David Maloney


Megan said...

I want one of those cabinets.

Merle Sneed said...

Doesn't the latest in technology look goofy in retrospect?

tony said...

another fine addition! I contiue to Love your cd.Its become part of my Breakfast Routine!
Have A Great Weekend.

lettuce said...

yes, so important to stop coffee klatches from becoming all-day affairs!

Kurt said...

That cabinet is probably custom built. Did you check on eBay?

R.L. Bourges said...

coooool song.

the cabinet: have visions of a malfunction and the whole thing starting to steam, sputter and drip, while the secretary tries to get Mr Stanton his first cup of the day because, without that first cup, Mr Stanton, he is not a pleasant boss.


Joanne said...

I don't think a lot of work would get done in that office. You can't beat the coffee klatsch.

mouse (aka kimy) said...

how handy.... I wonder if I can customize my file cabinet...I bet merle can help me...

Colette Amelia said...

Great cabinet! I have to check that CD.

tut-tut said...

I love that cabinet! Coffee grinding on the Mayflower; I wouldn't have thought that was possible.

Anonymous said...

50's advertising slays me. American Dream imagery!

N said...

i wonder if i can sneak into my file cabinet. bossman may never know! :D

Coffee Messiah said...

megan: Re the date - 1959 ; (

merle: Oh yeah!

tony: Hey, Thanks and U 2! ; )

lettuce: Funny, they seem to have them despite no coffee! ; (

kurt: Too much 4 shipping.

rlb: ; )

joanne: It's a different world these days it is.

kimy: If he comes up with a prototype that works I might be inclined to purchase one.

colette: Thanks.

t & t: Remember, spice too were ground like that for years. ; )

decker: Creativity, something we seem to be losing. ; (

n: You must be tiny in that case! ; )