Canning Timeline Table. Off." of the programming, web design and updates myself. Mason patent date, November 30, 1858. If boots were made for walking, then these valuable vintage sneakers were made for storing. Use Canning Jars as Candleholders. VALUE: $60, In the common green shade, this wire bale 1910 model commands a respectable rate. The really pretty ones! Enterprise. but NOT to copy content and republish it. This Any statements or claims about the possible health benefits conferred by any foods have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. If you have older shoulder-seal jars like the old blue Ball jars, or wire bail seal jars, those are best . Julius Landsberger: a metal lid with a permanently attached gasket. It is unique for several reasons. Turning Your Canning Jar into a Lamp. You have to make your own decision as to throwing the jar away or not. are looking for Replacement parts (rubber rings and wires) for old Canning Jars, Many of these jars are not only still around, but thousands of them, like the ones you see here, are still in use. The rubber created the seal, and the threaded lid at their Buffalo factory. glass fruit jars. permanent composition gasket. However, the world of mason jars was new to us but when the most valuable is worth a massive $23,500 we had to dig deeper. Other brands of canning jars include Atlas, Mainstays (WalMart) and Golden Harvest. This can help you identify the jar you have more accurately. Country Living editors select each product featured. Oh, and I hope you dont fill in the root cellar either. Green glass jars rage from pale, apple greens to dark olive greens and beautiful blue-greens. VALUE: $175, When this 1858 jar's two- plate top with a wingnut proved defective, most were thrown out. I love anything vintage or antique, especially kitchen items. Jars marked "PAT NOV 26 67" on the base. The wide-mouth lid light is noticeably brighter than the narrow, so Ill be on the hunt for a wide-mouth blue or green vintage jar. The value of antique Ball, Mason and Kerr canning jars varies greatly. I cannot understand why they have taken down the pages about canning jars when those are central to their history! Despite the purported ease of use, the lightning jar's wire fixing came with its own issues.The wire became loose after a while, making it incapable of properly sealing goods. Oldbut not really old. does not charge either farmers or consumers! . In fact some of the vintage jars have a nice, thicker glass to them when compared to some modern jars. Many companies made a square Mason jar. The company marked which model the jars were for quality control using numbers and letters. The History of Canning. Kerr patented the first canning lids that had a permanently attached gasket, the type still used today. across the nation, not only among farmers, homesteaders and settlers, but also been manufacturing the Ball glass canning jars. on the They also make Kerr, Bernardin