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Ye Olde Prospector
04-20-2005, 04:29 PM
Have a clear quart canning jar with a ground lip. Just says "CONSERVE JAR" on the front. Probably not worth much, just wondered who made them and about what dates. Guessing maybe WW2 era when everyone was into canning food etc. Thanks
Cliff

woody
04-20-2005, 06:25 PM
Red Book #652

Conserve Jar
Ground lip Old Style Lightning seal

HG clear....$25-30
QT,PT clear $10-15
HP clear.....$100-125

Probably made 1880-1900 with the ground lip

Ye Olde Prospector
04-21-2005, 08:55 PM
Hi Woody,
Thanks for the info on the CONSERVE JAR. I sort of thought it was older than WW2 as it does have a ground lip. I don't really collect canning jars but take them if they seem unusual and are in good shape. That one had been sitting in a box in my shed for a couple years. One of theses days I suppose I gotta get a red book too. Thanks again.
Cliff

woody
04-21-2005, 09:05 PM
It's a good reference book, Cliff.