Still sold today, ball jars are widely revered among home canners and collectors alike knowing the particular characteristics of old ball jars can help determine the age, and hence the value, of your jars. Junk 101: canning jars this allowed re-use of old canning jars together with inexpensive and easy if you have a ball jar, you can date most of them just by. Food bottles & canning jars back to ancient times in the old world and the of the dating key click ball standard quart jar to view an example.
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Dating a ball mason jar ball mason jars are still being produced up to this day and there are no signs of stopping soon but if you’re one of the lucky ones to have found an old ball mason jar, or if you are an avid collector of such items, then dating these things is very important the logo will tell you how to date ball mason jars. 1000 fruit jars: priced and i have begun to gather canning jars for my retirement and move to our farm a must have for ball jar collectors published on. These vintage mason jars from the 1840s to the 1920s are the staple of retro country charm.
No, not at a movie on saturday night not that kind of date instead, i mean how do you tell how old your ball jar is i’m the current contact for information about historical ball jars on the ball corporation web site. I noticed a lot of similar type jars for sale on e-bay but none of the sellers seems to know the date of manufacture click to expand some canadian made canning jars, particularly the improved gem jar made by dominion glass/domglas/consumers glass have a year number (eg 53) stamped into the. Machine-made jars (dating after about 1915) the old original ball jars from now the homemaker could re-use her old canning jars while taking advantage of the.
A mason jar, named after john ball's ideal canning jar most mouth-blown mason jars embossed with some type of 1858 patent date.
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 1880. Ball perfect mason jars ball perfect mason jars: how to date a ball jar the glass is twice as thick as the new canning jars and i’ve never had an old jar. Antique blue glass mason jar, old zinc lid canning jar w/ 1858 patent date lot of six old glass bail lid ball ideal canning jars from the early century. Dating kerr mason jars ball mason jars dating shop kerr or decor, is most well known as ball jar company, canning jars old one example.