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Object Name Jar, Preserving
Catalog Number 98.37.723 A-C
Description Pint round clear glass Smalley's Nu-Seal fruit jar. It was made for the Smalley Fruit Jar Company of Boston, Massachusetts, by the Marion Flint Glass Company of Marion, Indiana. The clear glass lid is embossed, "Nu-Seal," on the underside.

Size: pint
Shape: round
Color: clear
Closure: lightning V-groove full wire
Opening: regular
Embossing - front: Smalley's / Nu-Seal / Trade Mark (in double diamond)
Embossing - base: Smalley Fruit Jar Co. / Boston, Mass (around) Patented / Jan 5 1904
Mold style: cup style base mold, neck seam aligns, 0.75" valve mark
Existing closure: glass lid with wire bail
Glass lid embossing: Nu - Seal

A - jar, B - lid, C - bail
Year Range from 1914
Year Range to 1918
Material glass/metal
Dimensions H-5.75 inches
Dimension Details Height of the jar only: 5.375 in
Diameter at the lip: 2.625 in
Diameter at the base: 3.25 in
Search Terms Marion
Marion Flint Glass Company
Grant County
Subjects Canning
Glass industry
Food preservation
Classification Industries
Business & Commerce
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