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Object Name Jar, Preserving
Catalog Number 98.37.245 A-B
Description Quart square clear glass Ball Perfect Mason fruit jar. The metal band is not original to the jar. The jar was used with a mousetrap attachment (see 98.37.705).

Size: quart
Shape: square
Color: clear
Closure: Mason bead seal
Opening: regular
Embossing - front: Ball / Perfect / Mason / 2
Embossing - base: 2
Mold style: cup style base mold, neck seam aligns, 0.625" valve mark
Logo style: script, open loop B, no ascender, no underline
Existing closure: band only

A - jar, B - band
Material glass/metal
Dimensions H-7.125 W-3.625 D-3.625 inches
Search Terms Ball Brothers Company
Delaware County
Muncie
Ball jars
Subjects Canning
Jars
Glass
Glass industry
Glassworking
Food preservation
Businesses
Industry
Manufacturing
Classification Industries
Business & Commerce
Glass
Manufacturing
Dimension Details Height of the jar only: 7 in
Height of jar with attachment 98.37.705: 10 in
Diameter at the lip: 2.625 in
Imagefile 090\9837245 AB-6.JPG
Year Range from 1923.0
Year Range to 1933.0
Made Ball Brothers Company