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rbkaren
05-22-2004, 11:04 AM
Hi I was wondering if someone could give me some information on this jar. I would take a pic and post it but the camera is not working.

I was given several jars by my mother and there is one of these in it. I am thinking of having a yard sale and putting the jars in them. But would hate to sell a valuable piece for nothing. I would much rather keep it and return it to my mother. So any information would be greatly appreciated.

There are several Ball Perfect Mason in what I am assuming is the ball blue color ( kinda greenish bluish)

There are some quart size and some 2 quart size? I am guessing because they are larger. Most do not have the line under the word Ball, does that make them more valuable?

And the other, it is a 2qt (again I am guessing here) it is larger than the quart size and is a much lighter green color than the Ball jars it says on one side (directly underneath one another)

MASON'S
(then there is an emblem kind of like a german cross)
Patent
NOV. 30 TH (the th is underlined and smaller)
1858

on the bottom it says going around

PAT NOV 26 67 (I think it is a 6 at the 67)
in the center looks like either 294 or 204

again, kind of a lt green color, much lighter color than the ball perfect masons.

thanks for any help you can give me.

woody
05-22-2004, 08:51 PM
Aqua ones are $4-6, lt. green ones are $15-20 in the Red Book of Fruit Jars #9.