Some Canning Jar Terms Refers to the two L’s in “Ball” and the final loop resembling an additional “L” In Vintage News: Canning Jars A Cool Collectible: Amber Bottles How to Clean & Care for Antiques: Old Bottles Aqua Mason’s Patent Nov. 1890-1915 -18.00 Aqua Mason’s Patent Quart, Shoulder Seal, c.1875-1900 Number of small seeds -18.00 Aqua Atlas Strong Shoulder Mason Quart, Bead or Ledge Seal, c.

1920 Hazel Atlas Company (1902-1964) -12.00 Aqua Ball Quart, Shoulder Seal, c.1900-1910 “Triple L” Large Seeds -18.00 Aqua Ball Mason 1/2 Gallon, Shoulder Seal, c. Patent Filed Pint, “Putnam” embossed on bottom -20.00 Aqua Ball Ideal Pint, Lightning Seal, c.

Loafe with me on the grass, loose the stop from your throat, Not words, not music or rhyme I want, not custom or lecture, not even the best, Only the lull I like, the hum of your valved voice.

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Out of the dimness opposite equals advance, always substance and increase, always sex, Always a knit of identity, always distinction, always a breed of life.

To elaborate is no avail, learn'd and unlearn'd feel that it is so.

Welcome is every organ and attribute of me, and of any man hearty and clean, Not an inch nor a particle of an inch is vile, and none shall be less familiar than the rest.

I am satisfied--I see, dance, laugh, sing; As the hugging and loving bed-fellow sleeps at my side through the night, and withdraws at the peep of the day with stealthy tread, Leaving me baskets cover'd with white towels swelling the house with their plenty, Shall I postpone my acceptation and realization and scream at my eyes, That they turn from gazing after and down the road, And forthwith cipher and show me to a cent, Exactly the value of one and exactly the value of two, and which is ahead?

Backward I see in my own days where I sweated through fog with linguists and contenders, I have no mockings or arguments, I witness and wait.

5 I believe in you my soul, the other I am must not abase itself to you, And you must not be abased to the other.

It’s likely that “White Lightning” derived its name from the fact that bootleggers used these jars to store their product.

The Ball brothers, Frank and Ed, developed a semi-automatic process for the manufacture of fruit jars, which greatly increased the number of jars on the market and led to Ball jars becoming synonymous with the term “fruit jars,” much like Kleenex is with “tissue.” Fruit jars were produced primarily in clear and “Ball blue” (aqua), but some amber, cobalt, and even milk glass examples can be found out there in the wild, and they are likely worth upwards of several hundred dollars.

A rubber ring tucked inside the lid created the seal necessary to preserve the contents.

The invention gave homemakers a new means of preserving food for their households, in addition to smoking, salting, drying, and pickling.

Mason wasn’t the only manufacturer to add this patent date to his jars, hence its vast proliferation.