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
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit
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.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details Lid diameter is 3 inches, it's 1.8 inches deep.
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.
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.