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Ball Perfect Mason jar
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Details

Object ID 000146

Object Name Ball Perfect Mason jar

Object Desc Large, blue mason jar, with a metal lid. Number 3 stamped on bottom of jar. Says, "Ball Perfect Mason." M is missing. Impression still visible. Lid comes off.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000077a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Glassware

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Ball Brothers Glass Mfg. Co.,mason jars,canning,jars,


Title Ball Perfect Mason jar

Description Large, blue mason jar, with a metal lid. Number 3 stamped on bottom of jar. Says, "Ball Perfect Mason." M is missing. Impression still visible. Lid does come off.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 9.25

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 4.5

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Lid diameter is 3 inches, it's 1.8 inches deep.

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Ball Brothers Company

Maker Details This jar was probably sometime between 1886, when production began, and 1998, when all fruit jar product ended.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY000077a-b

Description

Conditions

Date JAN 31,2013

Summary Very Good

Assessor Hannah Lartz

Notes Besides the M in Mason missing, the jar is in excellent condition. No cracks, chips, or breaks anywhere else.


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