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 ...

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...

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,...

Tucker Coffee Co. Letterhead

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Today we recieved a piece of letterhead from the Tucker Coffee Company estimated to be from the 1920’s. Tucker was located at 422-424 Ruiz Street, San Antoni...

San Antonio Nexapa

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We found San Antonio Nexapa by Helen Seargeant, on Ebay. It is a true account of the life of a pioneer family on a coffee plantation at the foot of Mt. Tacan...

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.

The Bulletin from St. Mary’s

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St. Mary’s Church in San Antonio produces The Bulletin. We got a copy of Volume 13, No. 1 from February 1936.

Sales Forms

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While running networking cables in the factory, we found three books of sales report forms tucked under some boards in the ceiling above the office space. Th...

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...

William H. Ukers Coffee Books

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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...

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 collectio...

Coffee Factory Vintage Photo

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To get an idea of what a coffee factory looked like in the 1930’s, we bought a vintage photo of a Chase & Sanborn Coffee Factory on eBay. There is no da...