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Dating drey canning jars

These humble glass pieces were designed for putting up fruits and vegetables in the days before refrigeration.

I can’t tell you how many posts I have seen that list 101 Uses for Mason Jars…of course, most of them don’t actually involve canning.

Mason's 1858 patent for a fruit-canning jar expired, the brothers prepared to move into glass.

By 1884 the first Ball jars as we think of them today were produced, and in 1888 furnaces were fired at a new...

The company, which had been founded by Henry Schram in 1904, was first known as the Schram Automatic Sealer Company, after its patented jar of the same name that used a side-sealing metal lid.