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Object Name Jar, Preserving
Catalog Number 99.18.25 A-C
Description Midget pint round aqua glass Mason's CFJCo Improved fruit jar made by various glass houses for the Consolidated Fruit Jar Company of New York, New York. The hand blown jar is whittled and has a glass lid with a zinc band.

Size: midget pint
Shape: round
Color: aqua
Closure: improved straddle top ground lip
Opening: midget
Embossing - front: Mason's (arched) / CFJCo / Improved
Embossing - base: 1 (number is obscured) 05
Mold style: post style base mold, neck seam aligns
Existing closure: glass lid with metal band
Glass lid embossing: Trademark Mason's Improved / Registered May 23D 1871 (around)
CFJCo (monogram)

A - jar, B - lid, C - metal band

Year Range from 1870
Year Range to 1880
Material glass/zinc
Dimensions H-6 inches
Dimension Details Height of the jar only: 5.875 in
Diameter at the lip: 1.9375 in
Diameter at the base: 3.1875 in
Subjects Canning
Jars
Glass
Glass industry
Glassworking
Food preservation
Home food processing
Businesses
Industry
Manufacturing
Classification Business & Commerce
Glass
Industries
Manufacturing
Imagefile 115\991825 AC.JPG