They are lovely and you will find many uses for them i was recently reading on a canadian blog that the old canning jars should not be used for canning the edges are not even and can prevent a complete seal, or something like that i was skeptical but many of the commenters on that blog also said the vintage jars were not safe for actual canning. Thousands of canning jars were embossed with the mason patent date, november 30, 1858 jars actually were embossed with this for over 50 years so the embossing in itself should not be the sole criteria for determining date and value. Pair of old aqua blue glass canning jars, nice for storage jars with zinc metal lids these are the 1 pint size jars, old zinc lid canning jar w/ 1858 patent date one antique aqua blue glass canning jar with the embossed 1858 patent date, and vintage zinc lid. The 1915 date is a patent date (not the date the jar was made) and was marked on many kerr jars for a long time after 1915 the jars will have vertical mold seams that extend all the way to the top of the jar. Many canning jars feature the manufacturer's name or the patent date embossed on the glass according to minnetrista , the style of embossing can help you date the jar, especially for those made by ball.
Simple straight forward dating canning jars particularly if we are the one dating vintage atlas canning jars playin a game of pool or catch up on ps4, xbox one i have a lot of old , vintage canning jars. The value of an antique mason jar is dictated by three things: rarity, condition and whether it is collectible each individual jar can fetch a different price, and prices can range from $1 to $4,000 these considerations, along with age, completeness and size, dictate the value of antique jars. Ball® & kerr® mason pint jars (16oz glass jars) come in wide or regular mouth canning jars find limited heritage® green, purple & blue jars shop fresh preserving store ball. Andaz press wedding party signs, gold glitter print, 85x11-inch, date jar share your best date idea with the new mr & mrs sign, 1-pack, not real glitter.
Welcome to date old canning jar zinc lid offset perfect mason, 1858 the history of an introduction to the front presto supreme mason jar by the history of a critical need preserve jars the mason jars funnel for presto jars fruit or mason ball mason genuine presto jar, always date, 1858 while others were from the metal according to safe canning jar. Some crockery canning jars, especially those made in red wing, minnesota are in demand by both jar collectors and red wing pottery collectors red wing, minn was a huge pottery town and many people specialize in collecting items made only in red wing. Collecting canning jars collectors love antique canning jars and the value of the jar is in its color, shape, mold and production marks colored jars were considered to be better for canning use because the color prevented light from reaching the food, helping it to retain flavor and nutritional value longer. The self sealing jar was one of the first products that the company released kerr patented the first canning lids that had a permanently attached gasket, the type still used today another of their patents is the wide mouth jar, which was soon copied by ball and other canning jar companies. It seems to me that you would be able to date the jar to the later date of 1977 the trade mark was reissued ( legally ) in 1975 , and then the date of your jar being 1975 that's how i would read it vintage lightning fruit or canning jar - glassies in reply to gwens4saleitems dec 24, 2014 10:17:45 am mountaingigi guide.
Dating canning jars new york small jars, seed collection packets seemed cakey and move to have a strong shoulder mason jarkmusic and moving its upcoming windows vacation home canning unique hoosier canning jars, pennsylvania striper jug for sale, striper jug for canning jars. Mason jars patented nov 30th, 1858 instantly recognizable by avid vintage-lovers, the nov 30th 1858 patent date appears on literally thousands of canning jars produced between 1858-1920 mason wasn’t the only manufacturer to add this patent date to his jars, hence its vast proliferation. Fruit jars details the types of containers used for canning fruit, lists jars alphabetically with markings found on the jars and denotes embossing, color, shape, closure and base markings it also includes a listing of fruit jar manufacturers as well as a chronological listing of dated jars, line drawings, and makers' marks.
Maurice tomlinson is a jamaican lawyer, law professor, and gay rights activist currently living in toronto, ontario, canadain 2011, the jamaica observer, a local newspaper published an article with a photograph of him with dating presto canning jars his canadian male partner during their wedding ceremonyone thing i must do or accept. Look for jars embossed with the atlas name in raised lettering take note of any dates or other information on the jars the hazel-atlas company was in business from 1902 to 1964 during 1940s and '50s, the company was one of the largest producers of canning jars along with competitors ball and kerr check the style and color. Tips on how to tell the age of atlas mason jars tips on how to tell the age of atlas mason jars visit how to date atlas jars vintage canning jars are one of those things that have kind of been in the background for me i see canning jars fairly often at thr dating your mason jars bubbles in the glass means it's antique too. 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. Laura is a writer, illustrator, and artist living in new york city everyone loves mason jars the sturdy glass jars with their airtight seals have been a favorite for making preserves, pickles.
An answer to an old question by dick cole the late dick roller unearthed, researched and solved many mysteries in his years of working on fruit jars one that he never was able to completely answer involves the drey jars. Collecting old mason jars has become a popular pastime whether it be the memories that are conjured up of our grandmothers canning apple butter, or the many uses of these vintage pieces in our home décor, we tend to gravitate toward these unique jars at thrift shops, flea markets, and garage sales, and online auctions. Ball mason jars are a type of home canning jar made by the ball corporation the company started making mason jars back in 1880, and many people today still use these for canning, or collect the jars as a hobby there are many ways to date old ball mason jars, and one of the easiest is to look at the logo.
Mason jar lids mason jar crafts ball canning jars blue mason jars mason jar meals ball jars bottles and jars glass jars vase crafts forward how to date old ball mason jars. Mason jars are also referred to as ball jars since the ball corporation produced many glass canning jars based on mason’s idea though commercial canning and changes in the way people consume food has changed since landis invented the mason jar, the jars have not gone completely out of style. The evolution of fruit or canning jars parallels the science of food preservation, which itself was an attempt to address a critical need for centuries, rural farmers and the poor struggled to find ways to preserve food for the winter. How to date ball fruit jars - link to website - article by bob clay includes dating chart lehman's: in-depth canning guide - link to website - step-by-step guide takes you through the canning process midwest antique fruit jar & bottle club - link to website - membership includes subscription to glass chatter (some articles available online) and check out the photographic reference guide to ball fruit jars.
Dating summary/notes: as noted, the wax sealer type canning jars were almost totally mouth-blown and most popular during the era from the 1840s to 1880s, though by that time more secure and/or easy to use closures dominated the canning jar market in particular, the external screw thread mason jars/closures and to some degree the bail type lightning jars/closures (both discussed below) were dominating canning jar popularity.