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Kerr Mason Jar
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Details

Object ID 000188

Object Name Kerr Mason Jar

Object Desc "Kerr Self-Sealing Mason," "Trade Mark Reg." Base is square with rounded corners. Lid is a Ball Co. zinc lid. It says, "Genuine Zinc Cap, For Ball Mason Jars" on the inside of the lid. Clear glass, bottom stamped 43.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000086a-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 Kerr Glass Mfg.,mason jars,jars,canning,


Title Kerr Mason Jar

Description "Kerr Self-Sealing Mason," "Trade Mark Reg." Base is square with rounded corners. Lid is a Ball Co. zinc lid. It says, "Genuine Zinc Cap, For Ball Mason Jars" on the inside of the lid. Clear glass, bottom stamped 43.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 7

Length 3.5

Width 3.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The lids diameter is 3 inches, and its depth is 1 inch.

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Kerr

Maker Details Company founded in 1903, creator of wide mouth jars, and two piece ring and lid system.

Maker Mark

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Image Caption CMY000086a-b

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 4,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Hannah Lartz

Notes The jar is in excellent condition, no cracks, breaks, or chips, lettering is still good. The lid is corroding inside and out in spots. It isn't too concerning though, seems like it's decay has halted, or has slowed.


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