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RIBottleguy
09-03-2011, 06:46 PM
Right now I am lacking a Red Book, and was wondering about theses jars. The first is a Mason's CFCo. Improved with Trade Marks embossed above it. I thought it was odd that Marks had an S. The base is marked D70, which I doubt means anything. The lid has the CFJCo monogram and 1871 patent date.

The second jar is embossed Mason's Improved on the front in crude letters. I love the R. The base has the 1867 patent date and the lid and 1870 patent date.

Values?

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6193/6110322598_e1fdaefb58.jpg http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6207/6110322680_c75a6dcdee.jpg

Jar 2
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6079/6110322772_4206218410.jpg http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6181/6109777829_eea8ef4110.jpg
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6189/6109777935_ce2cfbe334_z.jpg

accountantadam
09-03-2011, 07:46 PM
RIBottleguy- I'm still new at this, so if I'm wrong the jar guys who actually know their stuff can correct me, but your jar looks to be #1722 in redbook 10.Quart Aqua is priced at $10-12

RIBottleguy
09-04-2011, 02:24 PM
It might be 1722 but the quart value opposed to the pint value is pretty significant. Thanks for looking into in though!

accountantadam
09-04-2011, 04:41 PM
RIP - I apologize (I should have read the title better), yeah pint does increase the value

Picklejar
09-05-2011, 12:44 AM
Not sure on values, but those are some nice jars!-Joe