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Fruit jars.

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Published by Nelson in [Camden, N.J.] .
Written in English


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Book details:

LC ClassificationsNK5440.F7 T6 1969
The Physical Object
Pagination542 p.
Number of Pages542
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5430658M
LC Control Number73077267

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This book has become a standard in the collecting field, staying in print for more than 20 years. Drawings of actual fruit jar emblems are included in this handy pocket reference. This book began Collector Books, a division of Schroeder Publishing Co., Inc.4/4(49). Buy The Book Red Book No. 12 The Collectors Guide to Old Fruit Jars. Red Book No. 12 Features: Hundreds of Additions and Revisions; Expanded Section On Reproduction Jars; Canadian, Australian, and Other Foreign Jars Widely Updated; Revised Pricing Based on Many Sources of Reference; We're very sorry but we only able to take orders in U.S. funds.   A chemical engineer at Owens-Illinois Glass Company for 37 years, he was Chief of the Glass Container Section of the War Production Board during World War II. Dr Toulouse published Bottle Makers and Their Marks in , which was reprinted in He originally published Fruit Jars: A Collectors’ Manual in /5(11). The evolution of fruit or canning jars parallels the science of food preservation, which itself was an attempt to address a critical need. For centuries, rural farmers and the poor struggled to find ways to preserve food for the winter. Soldiers, too, were often left on the battlefields without proper nourishment due to the lack of food-storage.

Preserve jars can be quite ancient. European storage jars often date into the s but the modern fruit jar, as found in this country, began to appear about with the introduction of cork and wax seal jars and their tin top cousins. A good value guide is “The Collector’s Guide To Old Fruit Jars Red Book 9" by Douglas M. Leybourne, Jr. Many of my fellow collectors have excellent websites on the Internet. The Yahoo E-Group is a site where expert and novice collectors alike give and seek advice. fruit jar~"trade mark the dandy / gilberds /10"~nice,10in. mason's cross patent nov. 30th aqua qt. w/zinc lid ground lip glass jar. $ 6d 20h +$ shipping. make offer - mason's cross patent nov. 30th aqua qt. w/zinc lid ground lip glass jar. Saving money when you buy quart fruit jars. The pool of used fruit jars is a great place to find some of the less common items, such as vintage red Mason jars and blue Keystone glass canning jars. Purchasing such items as a set, rather than individually, will often lower the total purchase cost.

The Globe fruit jar closure was patented on by Robert Hemingray, and most Globe jars can be found in pint, quart, and half gallon sizes, in shades of light/ice These Globe jars are Red Book No. 8number Globe jars. Also, the observant collector will notice the distinct "prism. The Red Book is an illustrated price guide to fruit jars. Edition No. 12 offers many needed updates, hundreds of new additions and many, many minor revisions. This book is very handy and lists a large selection of fruit jars. If you are a fruit jar collector this is the must have book. RED BOOK NO. 11 - The Collector’s Guide to Old Fruit Jars by Douglas M. Leybourne, Jr. "The purpose of the book has never changed, “to list and describe, as accurately as possible, all the known varieties of fruit jars as well as provide guidance in the valuation of same”." Red Book No. 11 offers many needed updates: 35 Additional Pages. Fruit jars were produced primarily in clear and “Ball blue” (aqua), but some amber, cobalt, and even milk glass examples can be found out there in the wild, and they are likely worth upwards of several hundred dollars. Some Canning Jar Terms Seeds: Air bubbles trapped in glass, often seed-shaped. Shoulder Seal: Lid screws right down to.