Dating ball ideal jars

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They all have glass lids, the half pint says Ball Ideal, # 5 on bottom, 2nd jar from left says Ball Sure Seal, # 2 on bottom, third jar from left says Ball Ideal with pat. fourth jar from left is a slightly different color, says Ball Ideal, with pat. Robert Barqs19 Here are the other jars, left to right is a half gallon screw top Ball Mason, #5 on bottom. Ball Ideal with pat date of July 14, 1908 on front, # 9 on bottom. "Atlas E-Z Seal" bottom says Atlas E-Z Seal Trade Mark Reg. One of the problems with trying to determine value to your jars is that fact that there are so many different variants to the Ball jars. Without having the jar in hand it is hard to ascertain which variant you have.

Second from left is a glass top Ball Ideal half gallon with Pat. The half pint jar Ball Ideal seems to be the most valuable with a listing of -100, if it is the same variant which is listed in the Red Book #9.

-8.00 Aqua Atlas E-Z Seal 1/2 Pint, Lightning Seal, c.

1900-1925 Hazel Atlas Company (1902-1964) -20.00 Clear Presto Wide Mouth Canning Jar Quart, Bead or Ledge Closure -15.00 Presto Lid Clear Embossed Canning Jar Quart, Hazel Atlas Company (1902-1964) -15.00 Unmarked Clear Square Jars Pint, Decorative Embossing -12.00 each Zinc and Milk Glass Lids -3 each Enamelware Canning Jar Funnel -10.00 Home Storage of Vegetables and Fruits -6.00 Thanks so much for stopping by– If you enjoyed your visit, I hope you’ll subscribe and never miss a post.

Mason wasn’t the only manufacturer to add this patent date to his jars, hence its vast proliferation.

John Mason invented and patented the process for cutting a thread onto the lip of glass jars, as well as a corresponding thread inside zinc lids, which could then be screwed tightly onto the jars.

If you're anything like us, chances are you can't get enough of old Mason jars.

There's no question that they're practical and beautiful, not to mention that they have a seemingly endless variety of uses.

30th 1858 patent date appears on literally thousands of canning jars produced between 1858-1920.

Some Canning Jar Terms Refers to the two L’s in “Ball” and the final loop resembling an additional “L” In Vintage News: Canning Jars A Cool Collectible: Amber Bottles How to Clean & Care for Antiques: Old Bottles Aqua Mason’s Patent Nov. 1890-1915 -18.00 Aqua Mason’s Patent Quart, Shoulder Seal, c.1875-1900 Number of small seeds -18.00 Aqua Atlas Strong Shoulder Mason Quart, Bead or Ledge Seal, c.

1920 Hazel Atlas Company (1902-1964) -12.00 Aqua Ball Quart, Shoulder Seal, c.1900-1910 “Triple L” Large Seeds -18.00 Aqua Ball Mason 1/2 Gallon, Shoulder Seal, c. Patent Filed Pint, “Putnam” embossed on bottom -20.00 Aqua Ball Ideal Pint, Lightning Seal, c.

The reaction of the molten glass to a cold mold gave the whittly effect we all like so much.

Some people used to think it was because of wooden hand carved molds, but that just isn't true - they would have just burned up upon contact with the superheated glass!

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