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Mason Blue Jars~ Ball Improved Mason Jars ~ Zinc Mason Jars ~ Putnam Lightening Glass Jar Lid~ Fruit Canning~ Set Includes 2 Ball Mason Jars

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Included in this listing are two Vintage Mason Improved Jars~ One has a zinc lid and the other comes with a Putnam Lightening Glass Jar Lid. Please note the Lightening Lid is not the original lid for this jar...however, it looks great with this jar.

The Ball Improved Mason jar, with zinc cap has definite vintage character, it would make a great addition to your farmhouse or vintage decor. The jar has definite vintage charm, please make sure to take a close look at the picture.

The Ball Improved jar, is in amazing vintage condition. This jar has a few bubbles, that add to it's unique charm. The lid that I have listed with this jar is the Putnam Lightening Glass Canning Jar Lid, embossed with Lightening PATD APR.

Please feel free to ask for additional photos, I will gladly send additional pics or answer any questions. Just please remember, these are Vintage Treasurers and they have been used... but that does not take away from their awesomeness!!

Will gladly combine shipping on multiple items.

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Here is some interesting history on the "Mason's Improved" jars from the Antique Trader, written by Tom Caniff:

In 1870, John L. Mason again hit the mark with his patent for a glass top-seal lid and screw band, granted on May 10 of that year. This “Mason’s Improved” closure, as it was called, was intended to eliminate the taste of zinc picked up by the canned food from the zinc shoulder-seal caps. With this new patent, the food could only come in contact with the glass lid or the rubber gasket beneath it.

The Mason’s Improved jars were also made by many glass companies, both for Mason and by just about everyone when Mason’s rights to this patent were voided by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1876. Strangely, their life span was less than either the zinc-cap closure jars or the Lightning-style jars, apparently being dropped by the major glass companies around 1920.
Included in this listing are two Vintage Mason Improved Jars~ One has a zinc lid and the other comes with a Putnam Lightening Glass Jar Lid. Please note the Lightening Lid is not the original lid for this jar...however, it looks great with this jar.

The Ball Improved Mason jar, with zinc cap has definite vintage character, it would make a great addition to your farmhouse or vintage decor. The jar has definite vintage charm, please make sure to take a close look at the picture.

The Ball Improved jar, is in amazing vintage condition. This jar has a few bubbles, that add to it's unique charm. The lid that I have listed with this jar is the Putnam Lightening Glass Canning Jar Lid, embossed with Lightening PATD APR.

Please feel free to ask for additional photos, I will gladly send additional pics or answer any questions. Just please remember, these are Vintage Treasurers and they have been used... but that does not take away from their awesomeness!!

Will gladly combine shipping on multiple items.

Thank you for visiting Vintageethings!
See what other Vintage Treasures we have at: https://www.etsy.com/shop/VintageeThings?ref=hdr_shop_menu


Here is some interesting history on the "Mason's Improved" jars from the Antique Trader, written by Tom Caniff:

In 1870, John L. Mason again hit the mark with his patent for a glass top-seal lid and screw band, granted on May 10 of that year. This “Mason’s Improved” closure, as it was called, was intended to eliminate the taste of zinc picked up by the canned food from the zinc shoulder-seal caps. With this new patent, the food could only come in contact with the glass lid or the rubber gasket beneath it.

The Mason’s Improved jars were also made by many glass companies, both for Mason and by just about everyone when Mason’s rights to this patent were voided by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1876. Strangely, their life span was less than either the zinc-cap closure jars or the Lightning-style jars, apparently being dropped by the major glass companies around 1920.

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All our items are VINTAGE and as such, they have been previously loved. Some items have more character and vintage charm than others, so please take a close look at the photos, ALL ITEMS SOLD AS IS.

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Please know, all our items are vintage and by definition, they are at least 20 years old at minimum, most are older. The items are not new and not in perfect condition...they all possess a unique vintage charm which is their appeal.

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Mason Blue Jars~ Ball Improved Mason Jars ~ Zinc Mason Jars ~ Putnam Lightening Glass Jar Lid~ Fruit Canning~ Set Includes 2 Ball Mason Jars

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