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H and H Sam Houston Tin

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Our first one pound Sam Houston coffee tin comes from Haysville, Kansas. It is in ok shape, nice color, and included the original lid.

H and H Half Pound Tin

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This small tin comes from Haysville, Kansas. It is in amazing shape, great color, and included the original lid. The tin is empty but appears to be sealed. T...

Master Chef Paper Cup

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A new item arrived from Minden in Nevada. Stacked in a collection of small paper sample cups, is one for H and H Master Chef Coffee. Marked as 4 ounces, the ...

Visiting Mi Tierra Café for the Holidays

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Pedro Cortez bought the Toyo Cafe in Market Square and renamed it “Mi Tierra” (“My Land”) in 1941. Since then, the Cortez family has operated a number of res...

Interesting H and H Master Chef Sighting

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Picked up the August/September - Issue No. 18 of Edible San Antonio recently that had an article about La Familia Cortez Resuraunts celebrating 75 years in S...

Small Crystalvac Coffee Jar

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This piece comes home from Grand Prairie, Texas. This is a small, clear Crystalvac Coffee jar. The mark is “3 Rivers Star”, the classic mark from Three Rive...

Small Amber Crystalvac Coffee Jar

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We were excited when one of our web site visitors emailed about having a small amber H and H jar. Of the Crystalvac jars from Three Rivers Glass Co., amber g...

Large Crystalvac Coffee Jar

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Our lastest item came from Victoria Texas. This is a large H and H Crystalvac jar with wire handle and plain lid. The blue lid caught our eye.

H and H Coffee Family Size Tin

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This 28 ounce H and H Coffee tin comes from Vero Beach, Florida and is the first one of its kind we’ve ever seen. It is in OK condition with nice color but i...

H and H Coffee 3 Pound Jar

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Richard, the eBay seller we recently bought a Master Chef Coffee tin from, contacted us after he’d found our web site. He possessed another H and H item also...

H and H Master Chef Tin

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This one pound Master Chef tin comes from Jourdanton, Texas. It is in good shape, nice color, and even includes the original lid.

H and H High Grade Three Pound Tin

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This tin comes from San Antonio, TX fresh from a local estate sale before making it to eBay. A three pound high grade tin is missing the lid and is faded.

Hoffmann-Hayman Puzzler

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This premium H and H Puzzler is from San Antonio, TX. The box is broken, instructions are missing, and a few pieces are missing. It is in rough shape but doe...

One Pound Three Rivers Crystalvac Jar

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This jar on eBay came to us from Raymore, Missouri. It is a one pound Crystalvac in clear glass with a flat Ball embossed lid.

Sam Houston Coffee Label

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A Sam Houston coffee label from a 1lb. Perc-o-Drip Grind tin arrived from Helotes, Texas. It is amazing that someone carefully took the label from a tin, sav...

H and H Price Sign

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eBay delivered another H and H Master Chef artifact. This time we have a price sign that was never marked or even folded and waiting for us in New Braunfels,...

H and H Puzzler

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While collecting items for an antique shop in Austin, this piece was found at an estate sale. They did some web searches, having never heard of H and H Coffe...

Small Square Crystalvac Jar with Handle

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This Crystalvac glass jar was won on eBay and comes from Tyler, Texas. It is in good condition with an embossed Crystalvac metal lid and wire handle.

Large Crystalvac Jar with Wooden Handle

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Another large Crystalvac glass jar was won on eBay and comes from Colleyville, Texas. It is in good condition with an embossed metal lid. The bottom has Crys...

Newspaper Clippings Gallery

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Using online archives of scanned newspapers, we have been collecting clippings of news articles, advertisements, and related items. A section for Newspaper C...

Small Kork-N-Seal Extract Bottle

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eBay has delivered us a new mystery. We picked up an “Antique H & H Coffee spice, possibly vanilla, extract jar” that was part of an estate in Vinton, Vi...

2lbs H and H Bags

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Albert, one of our local pickers, found some more H and H sacks. Two of them are for 1lb Bags. But, this “2lb Bags” version is new to us. If only we could fi...

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...

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...

Our First Item for the Collection

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One of the first books we found related to the coffee company was “Downtown San Antonio (Images of America)” by Joan Marston Korte and David L. Peché (Amazon...