But even before we talk about that, what are mason jars really?
Words are a very powerful medium and as an occasional writer and poet, I make good use of them. The real beauty of a jar can only be truly appreciated through a first person encounter but pictures are the next best choice.
Many of the jars featured in the Photo Gallery were acquired solely through the combination of constant continual searching, being in the right place at the right time, an acute knowledge and understanding of what to look for and of course, good contacts in the hobby. "knowledge is power" and that is very true but being in the inner circle is also priceless.
And that’s why determining the date of mason jars are of utmost importance.
Just like wine, mason jars that have been produced at a certain time period may cost more.
There are many ways to date old Ball mason jars , and one of the easiest is to look ..
most common error jars is a Ball jar with a misspelling of the word Perfect ,.People have been rummaging in their attics and cupboards hoping to find these items not only to join the fad.It’s also because antique glass jars have been fetching some good value these days.As the story goes, Frank and Edmund—two of Lucius Styles Ball and Maria Polly Bingham Ball five sons (a sixth, Clinton Harvey, died in infancy)—borrowed 0 from an uncle to buy a kerosene can company in upstate New York in 1880.Although the vessels were made of tin, the cans were lined with a glass container to prevent corrosion.Welcome to the Web site that's all about Ball jars!