Peugeot have been making pepper and salt mills for longer than they have been making cars, since the Peugeot brothers converted the family mill to produce steel in 1810. The Peugeot steel mechanism is the key component of the mill. It has been constantly improved and is still the most reliable mechanism on the market. The pepper mechanism was specifically designed to mill peppercorns and is not suitable for milling other spices. Lifetime warranty on grinding mechanism. Made in France. Measures 20cm/8".