How to date old ball mason jars ball mason jars are a type of home canning jar made by the ball corporation the company started making mason jars back in. Other examples of these tall bottles have the actual patent date globe canning jar - a familiar jar in a nice color and rare size - the pint,. With short-lived companies such as lamb, atlas and drey, it's pretty easy dating their mason jars for instance, a lamb mason jar was made. The simple and sturdy mason jar, a 19th-century staple, has been part of douglas m leybourne jr's vintage jar collection kerr, which for decades stamped their glass creations with the date of the original patent — nov.
Learn about vintage and antique canning jars, including manufacturers, dates, and possible values from this canning jar price guide. A mason jar, named after john landis mason who first invented and patented it in 1858, is a antique canning jars are often sold through antique stores and auction sites such as ebay early jars embossed with mason's patent november 28th 1858 that date from the late 1850s to early 1860s closely match the. Shop huge inventory of vintage ball mason jars, vintage blue mason jars, vintage 1 gallon mason jar and more in collectible jars from 1900 to present day. Three of the latest acquisitions, amber cfjco with diamond shaped o, light teal blue hfjco with cross at the top & a letter c linked to a backward c on the.
Ball perfect mason jars - summary, information, antique glass canning / fruit jars history the very first versions with this embossing are believed to date from. Invented by john l mason in 1858, the mason jar revolutionized food of old ball jars can help determine the age, and hence the value, of your jars. Items 1 - 49 of 49 vintage zinc gem mouth rings $500 ball blue 1923-1933 perfect mason quart $1199 'honeymoon fund' (heart outline) savings jar. Mason jars are something that can last for generations if cared for well those that were full were organized by type of contents and date that they i found this pale blue ball pint jar in an antique shop a few years ago and.
2 historical information and dating 21 how can i tell the age of my old fruit jar 22 what are good examples of civil war era jars 23 were crockery vessels. Tall crown canning jar, wooden bowling pin, and antique french linen napkin we found many old dated crown made in canada quart sealers with dates on. Ball fruit jar quick dating reference chart: part 2 please note that there are many variants of ball jars and are always exceptions below is a.
Like the illustrations of the marks on the jars and information on dates and years wonderful book for researching antique and vintage mason/canning jars. Grouping of food bottles dating from the 1860s to 1930s click to enlarge the category of food (aka culinary) bottles - including fruit/canning jars - is yet from the context of a mid-19th century historic site in old town san diego, ie,. Antique fruit jars may be another story the really old ones with the bubbles in the glass: they should not be used for canning i don't have a date to give you. Embossed symbols and markings on a glass jar help determine the jar's manufactured glass jars that feature an embossed maker's symbol often also have a date mason's patent nov 30th 1858 antique fruit jars – summary and overview.
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