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Object Name Jar, Preserving
Catalog Number 98.69.40 A-D
Description The Ball Special square pint is clear and has a glass lid, rubber and zinc band closure. The jar is a widemouth and has 9 gripper ribs.

Size: pint
Shape: square
Color: clear
Closure: smooth lip Mason beaded neck seal
Opening: widemouth
Embossing - Front: Ball/Special
Embossing - Side 1: 3 ribs and "11" on heel
Embossing - Back: 3 ribs and Made In U.S.A. on heel
Embossing - Side 2: 3 ribs
Embossing - Base: 6 concentric circles
Logo Style: script, open loop B, no ascender, underline
Existing Closure: Glass lid with rubber and zinc band
Glass Lid Embossing: Ball/To Open Insert Knife Under Rubber

A - jar, B - lid, C - ring, D - zinc band

Date Circa 1935
Year Range from 1933
Year Range to 1940
Material glass//rubber/zinc
Dimensions H-3.75 Dia-3.5 inches
Search Terms Ball jars
Delaware County
Subjects Canning
Glass industry
Food preservation
Classification Business & Commerce
Imagefile 032\986940 AD.JPG