Dating glass jars
How to date kerr jars by phillip woolgar updated april 12, 2017 kerr self-sealing jars and the kerr economy were created in 1903 alexander h kerr also founded the hermetic fruit jar company in the same year san francisco man julius landsberger patented metal lids fastened onto a composition gasket kerr used the patents to. After this date, glass jars that were made with machines were given mould seams running from the bottom of the glass jar to the top of the glass jar 3 look for small scars or abrasions on the bottom of your glass jar if the glass jar was made after the 1930s, it was most likely made by a machine rather than by hand and will have more uniform. These dates (as well as others seen on some jars) are only patent dates specific to something about the jar the 1858 date was used well into the 1900's and pertains to the screw type cap the 1908 date was used well into the 20's and 30's and pertains to the glass lugs the bail wire fits into so don't be confused by the patent dates seen on a. This bottle dating page (and website in general) is designed to address what the website author refers to as utilitarian bottles & jars (click for more information) utilitarian items makes up the bulk of the bottles produced during.
The glass is rough (not sharp) around the circumference of the owens ring notice also how unlike most pontil marks, the owens ring covers the whole base of this bottle notice also how unlike most pontil marks, the owens ring covers the whole base of this bottle. Glass jars are a versatile container for many products at bottlestorecom, we offer a large inventory of glass jars with lids for a variety of industries, including health and beauty, food, pharmaceuticals, and manufacturers of household products. Ball perfect mason jars - summary, information, antique glass canning / fruit jars history, collecting, ball bros glass company containers.
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. Some canadian made canning jars, particularly the improved gem jar made by dominion glass/domglas/consumers glass have a year number (eg 53. 7 beaver jar the lid of this 1880s jar (made in canada) has a metal band with a glass top—the result of the government deem- ing it unsanitary for metal to directly touch canned foods value: $100 8 violet jar by columbia manganese added to the jars created a purple tint when exposed to the sun the color was initially an error, but.
Hazel-atlas glass company ~ bottles, jars, marks, history, summary, manufacturers marks logo, symbol on glass, glassware, depression glass tableware. The color of glass is based largely on the minerals used to make it while glass color is while glass color is not as precise a dating tool as mold seams or finishes, it can provide helpful clues.
Date our custom glass jars have an almost endless amount of uses design your own to store spices, grains, keepsakes, household items, and more or use them to create some truly unique arts projects with your children choose from a variety of glass jar designs, then personalize them with your own messages. Dating old canning jars i have a lot of old, vintage canning jars i love the history they carry as well as their charm and character while it is okay to use them for storage or even as a refrigerator container, you should never process old jars in a canner the old glass can’t take the temperature change and might shatter – which would be such a.
Once a common, inexpensive, household item, some old canning jars now come with a healthy price tag with plenty of reproductions and just plain fakes on the market, collectors must pay attention to the details to get the best picks. 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.
- 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 bottom, but i haven't seen this with most other canning jar manufacturers sometimes you can get a year range by the style of logo used, or the.
- This book includes - for the first time in print - a summary of this websites (historic glass bottle identification & information website) bottle dating key as a chapter entitled summary guide to dating bottles by this author (pages 33 to 49) it also includes bottle dating worksheets (pages 51 to 55) by rebecca allen and this author to.
- Shop for-and learn about-antique fruit and canning jars the evolution of fruit or canning jars parallels the science of food preservation, which itself was.
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