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Hundreds of slight variations in shape, size, lettering font, glass color, base markings, etc., exist, and this particular type of jar presents a wide field of study for fruit jar collectors and glass historians.Typically, they were made in half pint, pint, quart, and half-gallon sizes.

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They are commonly seen for sale at antique malls, farm auctions, flea markets, yard sales, and on online auction sites.

The very first versions with this embossing are believed to date from approximately 1913, with production continuing to about 1960.

There are various shades and tints of these colors out there.

If you have the opportunity, try attending an antique fruit jar and/or bottle show, where some of these unusually colored jars may show up.

The “LOGO 5” and “LOGO 6” are the two most frequently seen on older (aqua or Ball Blue) BALL PERFECT MASON jars: How to Date a Ball Jar Most of the typical Ball Perfect Mason’s are marked with a mold number between 0 and 15 on the bottom.

On some jar variants, (such as the first BALL embossing variant on these jars, “logo 5” in above chart, used circa 1913-1923 on BPM jars), the number be accompanied by a letter to the right, such as A or C.

Some jars have embossing that is unusually faint ( for instance, just one or two letters within a word) and this can sometimes be due to accumulated debris partially filling the engraving of the lettering on the mold itself at the time of making, or perhaps some other reason.

Other popular jars made by Ball include the Some Ball Perfect Mason jars are found with the number “13” on the bottom.

The underline may be very long, or heavily “looped”.

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