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Object Name Jar, Preserving
Catalog Number 98.37.175 A-B
Description Round quart blue glass Ball Perfect Mason fruit jar. There is no insert in the zinc cap.

Size: quart
Shape: round
Color: Ball blue
Closure: Mason bead seal
Opening: regular
Embossing - front: Ball / Perfect / Mason [each indented]
Embossing - base: 5
Mold style: post style base mold, neck seam aligns, Owens machine scar
Logo style: block
Existing closure: zinc cap
Zinc cap embossing: script, open loop B, no ascender, underline

A - jar, B - lid
Material glass/zinc
Dimensions H-7.125 inches
Search Terms Ball Brothers Glass Manufacturing Company
Muncie
Ball jars
Delaware County
Subjects Canning
Jars
Glass
Glass industry
Glassworking
Food preservation
Manufacturing
Businesses
Industry
Classification Industries
Business & Commerce
Glass
Manufacturing
Dimension Details Height of the jar only: 6.75 in
Diameter at the lip: 2.625 in
Diameter at the base: 3.625 in
Imagefile 030\9837175 AB.JPG
Year Range from 1910
Year Range to 1914
Notes Boyd reworked the molds used to make this jar.
Made Ball Brothers Glass Manufacturing Company