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Object Name Jar, Preserving
Catalog Number 98.37.128 A-C
Description Half gallon round Ball blue glass fruit jar. The jar was made for the Anglo-Belge Glass Association of London. The clear glass lid is possibly not original; the metal band is definitely not correct for the lid.

Size: half gallon
Shape: round
Color: Ball blue
Closure: improved straddle top smooth lip
Opening: regular
Embossing - front: ABGA / Mason / Perfect / Made in U.S.A.
Embossing - base: 2 (underline)
Mold style: post style base mold, neck seam aligns, Owens machine scar
Existing closure: glass lid with metal band
Glass lid embossing: Made in U.S.A. / Trade Mark (around) ABGA Ltd. (in arms of star, Ltd. in center)

A - jar, B - lid, C - band
Year Range from 1915
Year Range to 1925
Material glass/metal
Dimensions H-9.625 Dia-4.375 inches
Dimension Details Height of the jar only: 9.375 in
Diameter at the lip: 2.5 in
Diameter at the base: 4.375 in
Search Terms Ball Brothers Glass Manufacturing Company
Ball jars
Delaware County
Subjects Canning
Glass industry
Food preservation
Classification Industries
Business & Commerce
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