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Sales Forms

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While running networking cables in the factory, we found three books of sales report forms in the ceiling above the office. The paper is becoming brittle but...

Texas Girl from H and H Coffee

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Today we met with a local San Antonio picker, Albert. We chatted with him over coffee about San Antonio history, picking, and metal detecting. Six months ago...

A Ginger H and H Spices Tin

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We were able to add another H and H Spices tin to the collection. This one is Ginger and 1-1/2 ounces. The top and bottom are metal but the sides are printed...

Interesting H and H Crystalvac Jar

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From KimmysKicks on Esty, we bought a H and H Crystalvac Jar from Bowie, Texas. Now that we have it, there are a few interesting things about this jar.

Master Chef Coffee Tin

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We found an original logo Master Chef coffee tin from BellaEclectic2008 on Esty. It is missing the lid but still in nice shape. It was in San Antonio.

Coffee Books and a Machinery Catalog

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William Harrison Ukers (1873-1945) was the author of many books about coffee and tea and started the Coffee and Tea Trade Journal in 1901. We now have two of...

High Grade Coffee

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We’ve added a new coffee tin. This one has H and H Coffee High Grade on the front which we haven’t seen before. It was missing the lid and in rough shape but...

Alamo Cook Book

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We found this item at Magic Carpet Books, a dealer of used and rare books. We don’t have much information about it but it is a unique item for the colection.

Master Chef Sign

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Debbie Keneson scores again! She has found a large hand painted Master Chef sign. It has a red background and measures about four foot by eight foot on a thi...

Third Crystalvac Jar

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eBay delivered another Crystalvac jar. This one is clear glass with a wire handle but a plain lid. The bottom has an embossed Crystalvac, Container, Reg U.S....

Vintage Coffee Pot

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We’ve added a vintage “H & H Aluminum drip coffee pot”. It is three pieces and has Bakelite handles and a lid. Bakelite was one of the first plastics and...

Wait! Spices?

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We won an item on eBay today that solves one of the mysteries in the factory.