Adjustable milling mechanism (the "grinder") works in a way that crushes rather than grinds the peppercorns. As a result, the mechanism will never jam or "freeze up," and because metal is not grinding on metal - as with other mills - the William Bounds mechanism...
This Rita style is a combination mill with a clear acrylic body. It dispenses salt through the top and grinds pepper through the bottom. This mill stands 4 5/8 in. tall. Made in the USA.