Miele was founded in 1899 in Germany. The Meteor butter churn was added to the company's product line in the second year and reduced the workload on farms, particularly for farmers' wives. Production of this item began in 1900. This one is in excellent display condition, it turns with some difficulty, but could be adjusted & greased to work properly. Measures 14 1/2" tall not including the knob on the lid, the top diameter is 11".
Appears to be 3-4 gallon capacity. Color is attractive and appears with all the parts including the guard on the cogs. This item is rare and difficult to locate. There are 11 pictures to view, it weighs 10 lbs.
The top is unique in that it is not perfectly round and you can place it on top, turn it and it locks tighter. Fisher Antiques is located 134 E.The item "1900 Antique Miele's Buttermaschine Churn made in Gütersloh, Germany in 1900" is in sale since Saturday, August 20, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Kitchenware\Butter Churns". The seller is "fisherantiquesky" and is located in Midway, Kentucky. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom.