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Object Name Jar, Preserving
Catalog Number 98.37.12 A-C
Description Round quart blue glass Tight Seal fruit jar. The neck has a subtle textured appearance. The jar has a glass lid with a wire bail.

Size: quart
Shape: round
Color: Ball blue
Closure: lightning half-round dimple
Opening: regular
Embossing - front: Tight / Seal (both words in circle) / Pat'd July 14, 1908
Embossing - base: 5 (underline)
Embossing - neck: Wire Side 2 3
Mold style: post style base mold, neck seam aligns, Owens machine scar
Existing closure: glass lid with wire bail
Glass lid embossing: none

A - jar, B - lid, C - bail
Material glass/metal
Dimensions H-7.5 inches
Search Terms Ball Brothers Company
Ball Brothers Glass Manufacturing Company
Ball jars
Delaware County
Muncie
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: 7 in
Diameter at the lip: 2.75 in
Diameter at the base: 3.75 in
Imagefile 030\983712 AC.JPG
Year Range from 1915.0
Year Range to 1925.0
Notes The jar was made by the Ball Brothers Glass Manufacturing Company for the S. S. Kresge Company stores.
Made Ball Brothers Glass Manufacturing Company/Ball Brothers Company