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Object Name Jar, Preserving
Catalog Number 98.37.371 A-C
Description Pint rounded square clear glass Ball Mason "Bull and Bear" fruit jar. It was made to commemorate Ball Corporation's listing on the New York Stock Exchange in 1978, and was given out to brokers at meetings. The metal lid has a metal band and a paper protective insert.

Size: pint
Shape: rounded square
Jar color: clear
Closure: Mason bead seal
Jar opening: regular
Embossing - front: Ball ® / Mason
Embossing - side 1: (2 grippers, cup & ounce graduations)
Embossing - back: (Bull & bear figures) NYSE MSE 1978 / BLL
Embossing - side 2: (2 grippers, metric graduations) Made in U.S.A. (heel)
Embossing - base: Genuine Ball 9 Sculptured Glass / 61 A / Mason / Jar / B34
Mold style: cup style base mold, neck seam aligns
Logo style: script, closed loop B, no ascender, underline, ® underneath
Existing closure: metal lid with metal band
Metal lid lettering: Ball in square in fruit design, monotone

A - jar, B - lid, C - band
Date 1978
Material glass/metal/paper
Dimensions H-5.125 W-3 D-3 inches
Dimension Details Height of the jar only: 5 in
Diameter at the lip: 2.625 in
Diameter at the base: 2.5 in
Search Terms Ball Corporation
Ball jars
Mundelein, IL
Subjects Canning
Glass industry
Food preservation
Stock market
Stock exchanges
Classification Industries
Business & Commerce
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