Below is an atlas strong shoulder mason fruit jar with a lined zinc cap in a light olive green and strong cornflower blue color along with a 1 pint yellow olive w/amber above is an ad for the atlas e-z seal jar and a box of lined zinc lids along with lids that are embossed atlas. Collecting canning jars and the history of the common canning jar: what is a antique ball jar, atlas jar, kerr jar or mason jar find out and more with their fully illustrated so-easy canning recipes and directions and links to the best home-canning resources on the internet dating old ball canning jars.
The atlas strong shoulder mason has heavier glass below the jar neck to prevent it from cracking easily the e-z seal is a lightening jar, a design which has a distinctive glass bubble lid or stopper clamped to the jar with a wire bail. Tips on how to tell the age of atlas mason jars visit how to date atlas jars how to date atlas jars thumbnail quart mason jars canning jars pickle jars antique glassware antique bottles mason jar how to date a ball jar (mason jar) based on the logo - canning and preserves find this pin and more on junkin by monica o'neil.
These vintage mason jars from the 1840s to the 1920s are the staple of retro country charm these vintage canning jars from the 1840s to the 1920s are the staple of retro country charm halloween design ideas food & drinks e-z seal by atlas. How to date old ball mason jars three parts: dating the logo locating other identifying marks knowing what marks and labels to disregard community q&a ball mason jars are a type of home canning jar made by the ball corporation the company started making mason jars back in 1880, and many people today still use these for canning, or collect the jars as a hobby.
There has never been a 13 ounce jar or a 13 series the machines produced 15 jars at a time numbered 0-14 or 1-15 the 13 jar is not rare other than the unfounded story of breaking them from. 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.
Hazel-atlas glass co bill lockhart, beau schriever, bill lindsey, and carol serr although mason jar liners were the first products, the plant soon added opal ointment jars and salve boxes to the inventory – the first firm use of opal (milk) glass for this. Find great deals on ebay for atlas strong shoulder mason jar shop with confidence.
Dating old canning jars i have a lot of old, vintage canning jars i love the history they carry as well as their charm and character while it is okay to use them for storage or even as a refrigerator container, you should never process old jars in a canner. The “atlas” jars were being made by the atlas glass company even before the hazel-atlas glass company was formed (starting production of the atlas- ez seal jars in 1896) and production was continued by h-a until at least the late 1950s.