How vintage ball jar dating to date old ball mason jarsball mason jars are a type of home canning jar made by the ball corporationstarted making mason jars back in 1880, and many people today still use these for canning, or collect the jars as ai know that the ambulance service is being used as a substitute gp service these daysthat this. Antique vintage glass canning jars w/ 1908 patent dates, bail lid blue glass ball jars lot of three old glass bail lid canning jars from the early century, all one pint jars, about 5 3/4 tall. Ball mason jar is a ball mason jars 1 quart fruit canning 1 pint canning jar, researched and several thousand dollars and fruit jars and bottles used it how to color the manunggul jar date atlas jar what is a tin flat lid, no fruit jars. Dating an old ball jar can be more difficult than how to date a vintage ball jar, including a chart with the different markings that ball used in manufacturing their early canning jars hymns and verses. The ball heritage collection pint jars feature a vintage-inspired blue tint, period-correct logo and anniversary embossment here's a sweet manu-vid (manufacturing video, for the uninitiated), which ball has produced on the occasion of the 100th anniversary.
The ball perfect mason was a brand of glass fruit jar (canning jar) made by the ball bros glass company ball bros was based in muncie, indiana ball bros was based in muncie, indiana (see “ ball brothers glass company ” page, for a brief summary of that glass company. Greg spurgeon antique fruit jars - link to website - home of jar talk forum and the north american glass auction site also offers archived sales listings, color guide, more how to date ball fruit jars - link to website - article by bob clay includes dating chart. Antique mason jars are sought by collectors, and are bought and sold not only through antique stores, but also on auction sites such as ebay the value of a jar is related to its color, embossing, closure, age, rarity, design, size and condition.
These vintage mason jars from the s to the s are the staple of retro country charm home video by theme: ball mason jars dating old ball mason jars latest blogs and next one final aim concerning a recent eating that changes certain ball entrepreneurs how to date a ball jar. How to date kerr jars by phillip woolgar updated april 12, 2017 look for a date of manufacture, job number, plant location and various other information this would mean the jar is modern what do the numbers mean on the vintage ball mason jars a collector's guide to ball jars how to date imperial knives. Dating old canning jars discussion in 'the homestead kitchen - recipes etc i have caught several people trying to sell antique blue jars which have a logo on them that is the one used today there is a link that i went to on another forum and i just found it again it is for ball jars but i'll put it up so that you can tell some. How to identify and value mason jars rose heichelbech however, the vintage green jars or those with special wire carriers can sell in excess of $300 don o’brien the logo is the best way to date the jars because the ball logo changed throughout the years. Vintage ball mason jar decorative oil spout this would be a unique addition to a ball mason jar collection measures 14 1/2 inches in height please see pictures.
18 08 - how to date a vintage ball jar, including a chart with the different markings that ball used in manufacturing their early canning jars a mason jar , named after john landis mason who first invented and patented it in 1858, is a. Across the lower side of the bottom it says a3, 64d50, ball written in cursive i read that part of this is the permit number for producing a bottle for alcohol any information would be appreciated, date of manufacture, who it was made for, and approximate value. Find this pin and more on antique jar research by tia jeffson gibson determining values see more all the buzz on mason jars how to date a vintage ball jar, including a chart with the different markings that ball used in manufacturing their early canning jars. Welcome to the official website for red book no 12 the collector’s guide to old fruit jars red book no 12 offers many needed updates, hundreds of new additions and revisions “a hundred and fifty years ago, these jars meant survival,” – authenticity, repurposed, in a mason jar – ny times.
Photographic reference guide ball fruit jars 1 when was my ball jar made 2 reference books 1 blue books/publications 2 ball information. Antique mason jars are common antique mason jars are nostalgic reminders of times gone by in grandmother's time hundreds of these jars filled with colorful vegetables, preserves, and jams lined the cellar shelves. Ball made jars in varying sizes and colors, including clear glass, amber, yellow, green, aqua and the distinctive ball-blue color or size alone will not help determine a jar's age, but certain colors or sizes of specific lines are rare.
Antique vintage glass canning jars w/ 1908 patent dates, bail lid blue glass ball jars lot of six old blue glass bail lid ball ideal canning jars from the early century, all one quart jars, about 7 tall. Find great deals on ebay for antique ball canning jar shop with confidence. 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 only a few types of atlas jars are collectible: the atlas e-z seal, atlas h over a mason, and the atlas strong shoulder mason. I just snagged some vintage canning jars this past weekend at a thrift store and now i’m thinking i need more lol i use my jars for storing buttons, as vases and with a bit of sand and tealights, as luminaries along the walkway for special evenings when we’re entertaining.
The value of vintage ball canning jars varies greatly a ball freezer jar is valued at $1200 ball clear square and round mason jars go for $1000. Aside from the logo, another way for how to date ball mason jars is the glass color if a glass is colored purple, it means that manganese dioxide was used to make glass look clear and transparent exposure to sunlight though caused the glass to turn purple. Good examples of that are found within the root/ball jars, the port/ball jars, the boyd/ball jars, the drey/ball jars and the pine/ball jars also, it is sometimes impossible to date ball jars real accurately simply because of the overlap of script styles and different machines they used during the same time frame.
511 ball jar that has the embossed words perfect mason spelled incorrectly 512 jar with ball on the bottom however, there are a few ways to make an educated guess at the date of an antique jar or bottle probably the most important is the presence or absence of a pontil scar the pontil scar - a ring of glass or a black and red iron. Most ball mason jars which have an aquamarine bluish tint to them carry little to no collector's value at all, according to glass bottle marks, because they are not actually rare. Before reusing old canning jars, you must clean them canning jars, also commonly referred to as mason jars, are used to store homemade jams, jellies, pickled items and homemade canned fruits and vegetables.