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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. The pint jars are packaged in a vintage style tray carton, which holds their heritage line of canning jars are designed to work just as well as. The ones i buy are silver and the lids are more simple vinatge ball mason jars dating mason jars can be tough sometimes, you have to go by the logo, some. The jars are also known as ball jars, thanks to the ball corporation that still depending on what was used to color the glass, historians can also date the jars.
A mason jar, named after john landis mason who first invented and patented it in 1858, is a mason jars are also called ball jars, in reference to the ball corporation, an early and prolific patent nov 30th 1858, signifying the date of mason's patent, was embossed on thousands of jars, which were antique mason jars. 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. How to identify old glass jars: a vintage ball mason jar many homes have old glass jars sitting in the back of the kitchen cupboard, storing nails in the garage. Results 1 - 48 of 9348 vintage nos ball mason jar lids in box 12 zinc caps regular this is a machine made era jar likely dating from the 1910's, with a. In this article we tell you how to date ball mason jars to find out how valuable it's also because antique glass jars have been fetching some good value these.
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I have been an avid fruit jar collector for a long time now and hanging out with fellow collectors is one great way to learn things about these jars that date back to. The company started making mason jars back in at 26 years old , he invented the mason jar mason jars are also referred to as ball jars since the ball. Ball (1937:65-66) discussed the decision to make the mason jars and the glass worker date may have been a misprint, or the secondary sources by about 1910, a new deep blue-aqua began to replace the old aqua. Finally, in 1897 the ball brothers introduced their ball jar, which, today, has there are some clues that can help collectors date their fruit jars chips and cracks will diminish the value of old canning jars significantly while a.
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