How to Date Kerr Jars
My husband works for an excavating company and brings home vintage bottles all the time but this one has me stumped. So this is certainly a reproduction? It has a glass stopper with a cork wrapper around it. Bottom of one is a triangle with the circle inside with and I in the circle.
Looks like a Sparklets bottle. Maybe you could google about the colors? Off-clear light purple beehives are also found.
Any info would be helpful. Bill Lockhart is an archaeologist, researcher, historian and writer and has many detailed articles on the web, this being one of them. Diana, my email address is listed on the right bottom corner of the page.
How to Date Kerr Jars
No info on what the initials represent. See my page on Indiana Glass to see which type I am referring to. Strictly Necessary Cookies Strictly Necessary Cookie should be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings.
Do you think they are the maker? Some of these words were used for many years, but the style often changed every couple years. Does anyone have any info.
Also there is a tomb called sailors tomb which is protected by the National Hostoric foundation. In general, the machine-made versions are later, perhaps from the s time period. Found in a tidal creek in Savannah Ga. You should be able to make contacts with very knowledgeable collectors and researchers through the Facebook group.
- It says Mountain Valley Mineral Water.
- The logo is twice around the bottle.
- Its big letters, they are almost as big as the whole bottom which is inches wide.
Hope this helps, Best regards, David. Unmarked versions of the same styles were made into the Dispensers Inc. The price of the jar will depend on the size and the condition. It was so fun to see how old some of mine were. It has a metal screw on lid that says Dr.
Do you know of any jars with possible typos or could it be something else? Does bubbles in glass make mason jars more valuable? My grandmother was born in so it must have been something her mother already had.
He researched the origins of glass, mentions of it in history and the bible, the travels of glass makers throughout Europe. However, the glass has distinct bubbles within the jar and even in the ridges on the lip. Why is it a certain color? There are many collectors of cobalt blue bottles and jars, both old and new, across the country. Amy, if you can, please send a pic of the markings to my email address at lower right on any page on this site.
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If you can send me a photo of the piece by email, maybe I can identify what you have. Are you sure this is the original lid that came with the bottle? Have you tried looking for a similar jar on ebay? Hello, Jim Sinsley sent me here.
How to Date Atlas Jars
Diamond-I mark on bottom of amber bottle made by Illinois Glass Company. Do you know of any references or photos online that would illustrate this connection? Any idea how I could date it more accurately? Could you please enlighten me?
There may not be such a list online at least right now. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for the reply and insight as to the jar David. Robert, here is some information albeit from Wikipedia! Click here to see my page on Artificially Purpled Glass.
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Let me know how you can receive them! Diana, this is a bottle that is hard to date. From what I am finding online, this is from a Hazel Atlas bottle, ladies does anyone know what the purpose is? Their value to me is sentimental.
This piqued my curiosity so I did order a copy online, which I found inexpensively on ebay. The dropped a without an underline is quite uncommon. But at has the ball on it in the but its supper small and near the button edge.
See my page on that company. Can I email a bottle to you? Some of the information on glass insulators is from research originally compiled by N. Grove but no longer live there.
- It has side seams and no defining symbols.
- This book was the most insightful book I have ever read!
- And I am assuming it does mean cream on the side.
Hi Richard, I did a google search but found only several listings of similar bottles for sale. All of which is in a circle on the bottom. It is clear or as clear as old glass can be!
It was made by American Bottle Company, probably dating from the period. You might try contacting the Gallo Glass Company and ask them if they have any info on dating your bottle. Any help in dating this would be appreciated. All blue or aqua-colored fruit jars are collectible. The jars have markings on the bottom with the letter H and a capital letter A inside the lower half of the H which I determined to be Hazel Atlas.