7 beaver jar the lid of this 1880s jar (made in canada) has a metal band with a glass top—the result of the government deem- ing it unsanitary for metal to directly touch canned foods value: $100 8 violet jar by columbia manganese added to the jars created a purple tint when exposed to the sun. The collector's ultimate guide to canning jars these vintage canning jars from the 1840s to the 1920s are the staple of retro country charm. Specifically to make fruit jars (see below), the hazel glass co shifted away from fruit jar production and concentrated on the manufacture of vaseline, jam, and pickle jars, ink and polish bottles, and other wide-mouth packers – plus the opal lids and pots (algeo 1956:25, 27.
Hazel-atlas mason jar the hazel-atlas glass company developed two jars in their nearly one hundred year history these were the ez seal and the strong shoulder jars the strong shoulder can be identified by a slightly raised line that goes around the upper part, the shoulder of the jar the company went out of business in 1964. Modern “atlas” mason jars the atlas “mason” jars that you see now used for classico pasta sauces were never actually made as actual, genuine mason jars by hazel-atlas it appears stamping the jars as “atlas mason” is a packaging / marketing technique of the classico company. Dating atlas ez seal jars when canning antique 1 quart hazel atlas ez #7 lightening jars a true find for the avid collector or packer/crafter who wants a totally unique look - clear jars.
Hazel glass company aka hazel atlas corporation was formed in 1885 by two brothers, charles n brady and ch tallman it was created to fill a need in the jar industry. The maker of the jar is hazel atlas they started making canning jars in 1858 by 1930 they were one of three major canning manufacturers along with ball and owens-illinois. The hazel-atlas company was in business from 1902 to 1964 during 1940s and '50s, the company was one of the largest producers of canning jars along with competitors ball and kerr check the style and color only a few types of atlas jars are collectible: the atlas e-z seal, atlas h over a mason, and the atlas strong shoulder mason.
Dating old ball canning jars there are no dates of manufacture on canning jars, any dates on them refer to patents which are unrelated but, you can check the logo, which changed fairly frequently until 1962. Frequently asked questions -- fruit jars from: dave hinson summary: assorted answers to questions frequently asked about fruit jars and related items last-update: october 5, 2002 fruit jar faq c. By 1902 the hazel glass company and the atlas glass company joined together with the republic glass company and the wheeling metal company and formed the hazel - atlas glass corporation the company had manufacturing plant in parts west virginia, pennsylvania, indiana, illinois, michigan, ohio, oklahoma, alabama and california. Vintage atlas strong shoulder mason jar and atlas number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date what is the date for an atlas strong shoulder mason midland mason jars were made for the 1975 what is the value of an atlas good luck pint canning jar frequently asked questions -- fruit jars historical information and dating subject the atlas strong shoulder mason.
Mason jars patented nov 30th, 1858 instantly recognizable by avid vintage-lovers, the nov 30th 1858 patent date appears on literally thousands of canning jars produced between 1858-1920 mason wasn’t the only manufacturer to add this patent date to his jars, hence its vast proliferation. If searching for an atlas mason jar of value, the ones to look for are the atlas h over a mason, the atlas e-z seal, and the atlas strong shoulder mason the e-z seal is a lightning jar with a distinctive glass bubble lid that is clamped with a wire bail. Collectors weekly notes these marks often appear on jars made before the civil war, although a few were made after that time seams also help determine the age of your jar: seams that go all the way up the jar indicate it was machine made, probably between 1895 and 1915 color can also help date your jar.
Fruit jar newsletter, june 1998, p 924, ill subjects: bottles cmg. Plus, the old fashioned sealing method is not reliable but vintage jars are great on your pantry shelf to hold grain, etc so if you have some old jars, how do you know their true age if you have a ball jar, you can date most of them just by looking at the logo.
Lightning closures can be found on dozens of jars bearing such names as atlas e-z seal, ball ideal, chef, daisy, empire and on through the alphabet most of these jars are affordable for new collectors, but many can still provide a challenge to find. Antique vintage atlas glass canning jars, wire bail lid blue glass jars one antique aqua blue glass canning jar with the embossed 1858 patent date, and vintage zinc lid it's a two quart jar in the slope shoul antique blue glass mason jar, old zinc lid canning jar w/ 1858 patent date. Some canadian made canning jars, particularly the improved gem jar made by dominion glass/domglas/consumers glass have a year number (eg 53) stamped into the bottom, but i haven't seen this with most other canning jar manufacturers. The 13 jar is not rare other than the unfounded story of bre aking them from superstition the jars were numbered the same in pint, quart and half gallon.