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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
Year Range from 1915
Year Range to 1925
Material glass/metal
Dimensions H-7.5 inches
Dimension Details Height of the jar only: 7 in
Diameter at the lip: 2.75 in
Diameter at the base: 3.75 in
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
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