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Object Name Jar, Preserving
Catalog Number 98.37.757
Description Quart round grey glass Kerr Self-Sealing Trademark fruit jar. The jar has a shoulder seam. There is a slight hint of aqua in the base.

Size: quart
Shape: round
Color: grey
Closure: Mason bead seal
Opening: regular
Embossing - front: Kerr / "Self-Sealing" Trademark Reg (in flagtail) / Patented / Mason
Embossing - base: Kerr Glass Mfg Co / Sand Springs, Okla. (around) Pat. / Aug. 31 / 1915
Mold style: cup style base mold, neck seam aligns
Existing closure: none
Year Range from 1914
Year Range to 1920
Material glass
Dimensions H-6.875 inches
Dimension Details Diameter at the lip: 2.625 in
Diameter at the base: 3.875 in
Search Terms Kerr
Subjects Canning
Jars
Glass
Glass industry
Glassworking
Food preservation
Businesses
Industry
Manufacturers' catalogs
Products
Classification Industries
Business & Commerce
Glass
Manufacturing
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