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Object Name Jar, Preserving
Catalog Number 98.37.343 A-D
Description Quart amber glass fruit jar made for Ball Corporation's 100th Anniversary. The lip is ground flush to the top of the threads. The jar has a white milk glass lid, a white rubber sealing ring and a zinc band.

Size: quart
Shape: round
Color: amber
Closure: improved straddle top ground lip
Opening: regular
Embossing - front: Ball / 1880 / 1980
Embossing - base: An Historic Reproduction / No. 1 / Ball (logo) / The Amber Buffalo Jar / Muncie Indiana - 1976
Mold style: post style base mold, neck seam aligns
Logo style: script, open loop B, no ascender, underline
Existing closure: straddle top glass lid with zinc band
Glass lid embossing: Ball Bros. Glass Mfg. Co. / Buffalo, N.Y.

A - jar, B - lid, C - band, D - rubber ring


Date 1979
Material glass/zinc/rubber
Dimensions H-7.375 inches
Dimension Details Height of the jar only: 6.75 in
Diameter at the lip: 2.75 in
Diameter at the base: 3.875 in
People Mellert, Joe
Koop, Charlie
Search Terms Ball Corporation
Indiana Glass Company
Dunkirk
Jay County
Ball jars
Buffalo, New York
Subjects Canning
Jars
Glass
Glass industry
Glassworking
Food preservation
Glassblowing
Centennial celebrations
Anniversaries
Businesses
Industry
Manufacturing
Home food processing
Products
Classification Industries
Business & Commerce
Glass
Manufacturing
Celebrations
Imagefile 111\9837343 AD.JPG
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