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If you can your own fruits and vegetables, you might be surprised to find that the value of old canning jars is often significant.If you are using the ones your grandmother left you, that jar of spiced peaches might be worth more than you think.Prior to that time, flat tin lids were attached to the jars with wax rings.John Mason was a tinsmith in New York and perfected a machine that would cut threads into the lids, creating a jar with a reusable, screw-on lid.The very first machine made Ball jar is not positively known, but most likely was either a Ball STANDARD or a Ball IMPROVED MASON. Ball produced many jars with this script style, the Ball MASON jars and ones with just Ball and no other embossing appeared right about the turn of the century.(3-L jars c1896-1910)So, I’m pretty confident that these jars do date c1896 – 1910, which makes sense because one thing that drew me to them were the awesome bubbles and waves in the glass.
The jars that I found have what is known as the “triple L”. This site, West Saint Paul Antiques, has wonderful information on dating fruit jars if you would like to find out more about an old jar you may have!
They gave testimony to long hours of labor in a steamy, summer kitchen.