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Antique Mill Bill

Code: 11416     Dimensions:W 29cm (11.4")H 40cm (15.7")D 10cm (3.9")

£69.00

19th cent East Anglian Mill Bill for dressing mill stones.

It is said that the mill stones of a working windmill needed 'dressing' every 6 to 8 days in it's heyday.

This was a skilled process as the stones had to run evenly with no high or low spots.

The handle is known as the Thrift and the pick, a 'Bill'.

This one has maker's mark J Whiteley of Wakefield stamped on it.

Antique Mill Bill
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