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Pair of Wide Mouth Ball Preserving Mason Jars Clear

Product code: 31046

£32.00 Inc. VAT / £26.67 Excl. VAT

Wide Mouth Ball Jars are less common as they were generally used for larger fruit and vegetables needing to be kept whole eg peaches.

Dimensions: 18.3cm h x 9.8cm W

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A pair of clear glass embossed Ball mason jars with removable glass and screw top zinc lid. The lids have a removable embossed glass inner lining. These jars would have been used for preserving food. There is lovely embossed vertical lines down the side of each jar and a circular embossed pattern on the bottom. Ball is on the front in script and underlined and Perfect Mason in block capital letters.

No cracks noticed. To date a Ball Mason Jar – Script Ball with underscore detached – 1895-1896

Ball Mason jars are iconic American kitchen storage jars. Production started in the mid 1800’s.  Before the age of freezers the housewife preserved all her fruit, pickles and vegetables in these jars.  Therefore all kitchens had lots of these.  The most popular sizes were the Half Gallon, the Quart and the Pint.  There were 2 other sizes, the rare Half pint and the 3 Pint (known as the moonshiners jar, as that is what they generally used).

Please remember when buying vintage items, they will have signs of use but that is also what makes them so unique.  We do our best to photograph and explain the condition of the item as best we can.  If you have any questions about a particular item, please contact us. Please take the time to look at all pictures.

Product Code: 31046

Styling: Ball mason jars are great display piece for the kitchen at home or table dressing at weddings, events, bars, cafes and restaurants, look great on shelves just as display or filled with anything from cotton balls and fairy lights to craft items and anything else you can think of.

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