Rare Jar Mason

ANTIQUE DEALERS!! Mason Jars! How do you know how old they are or how much they're worth?

The familiar term Mason Jar came after its inventor, Mr. John L. Mason, who, at age 26, was a tinsmith in New York City. He perfected a machine that could cut threads into lids, which ushered in the ability of manufacturing a jar with a reusable, screw-on, lid. These jars freed farm families from having to rely on pickle barrels, root cellars, and smoke houses to get through the winter. For urban families, Mason Jars allowed excess fruits and vegetables to be preserved for use later.

Historians believe the first jars were made at Crowleytown's Atlantic Glass Works, in Crowleytown, New Jersey. These are very rare.

These jars carry the familiar embossing "Mason's Patent Nov. 30th 1858". This date refers to the original patent date, not the actual date of manufacture. Jars carrying this embossing, often with other monograms, numbers, letters, etc., were widely produced until about 1920. Most were produced in the 1880s-1910s. The identities of many actual manufacturers are unknown.

Value depends on embossing, color and size. Common mason jars are worth about $6 but some rarer versions can be worth $100 or more to collectors.

8 RARE Antique Ball Mason Canning Jars WITH LIBERTY BELL 1776 1996 PLUS 1 JAR
8 RARE Antique Ball Mason Canning Jars WITH LIBERTY BELL 1776 1996 PLUS 1 JAR
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6 RARE ANTIQUE Ball Mason Canning Jars WITH FRUIT PIC AND MEASURING AMOUNTS
6 RARE ANTIQUE Ball Mason Canning Jars WITH FRUIT PIC AND MEASURING AMOUNTS
$9.99
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Mason Jar 1858 Green Half Gallon with Lid Excellent Condition C168 Rare
Mason Jar 1858 Green Half Gallon with Lid Excellent Condition C168 Rare
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Vintatage Rare Porcelen Bevelled Teal Glass 1 2 Gallon Mason Jar Nov 30th 1858
Vintatage Rare Porcelen Bevelled Teal Glass 1 2 Gallon Mason Jar Nov 30th 1858
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Rare Fruit Jars Mason Jar FINDLAY BOTTLE SHOW Sunday Oct26 NEW LOCATION Ohio OH
Rare Fruit Jars Mason Jar FINDLAY BOTTLE SHOW Sunday Oct26 NEW LOCATION Ohio OH
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RARE Vintage 3 2 DROPPED A Blue Ball Quart Aqua JAR Mason + ZINC LID 3 2
RARE Vintage 3 2 DROPPED A Blue Ball Quart Aqua JAR Mason + ZINC LID 3 2
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Antique Ptd 1867 The Gem qt Blue Glass Mason Jar w Glass Lid Rare ghost under
Antique Ptd 1867 The Gem qt Blue Glass Mason Jar w Glass Lid Rare ghost under
$18.95
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Rare Mason Quart Jar Patent Nov 30 1858 Antique Light Aqua Blue
Rare Mason Quart Jar Patent Nov 30 1858 Antique Light Aqua Blue
$9.99 (1 Bid)
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Ultra Rare Double Sided Writing Mason Jar
Ultra Rare Double Sided Writing Mason Jar
$59.99
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rare antique fruit jar embossed Masons LGW Improved Yellow tint glass Pint size
rare antique fruit jar embossed Masons LGW Improved Yellow tint glass Pint size
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Rare Citron Cjf Mason Improved Fruit Jar Lid Mint Condition
Rare Citron Cjf Mason Improved Fruit Jar Lid Mint Condition
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Rare Antique Jar Lid GREEN yellow Tint Masons Cross Improved
Rare Antique Jar Lid GREEN yellow Tint Masons Cross Improved
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rare jar cross Masons Patent NOV 30th 1858 odd color
rare jar cross Masons Patent NOV 30th 1858 odd color
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PURPLE AMETHYST RARE PINT TRADEMARK KEYSTONE MASON FRUIT JAR A MUST SEE
PURPLE AMETHYST RARE PINT TRADEMARK KEYSTONE MASON FRUIT JAR A MUST SEE
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OLD MASONS PINT FRUIT JAR THE BALL JAR PATENT NOV 30 1858 BLUE GREEN RARE
OLD MASONS PINT FRUIT JAR THE BALL JAR PATENT NOV 30 1858 BLUE GREEN RARE
$46.99 (2 Bids)
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Crescent Moon Star and Sun Zinc Lid for Mason Jars Exceptionally Rare Lid
Crescent Moon Star and Sun Zinc Lid for Mason Jars Exceptionally Rare Lid
$7.50 (4 Bids)
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old Antique Fruit Jar bottle DARKER SUN COLORED purple MASON Rare
old Antique Fruit Jar bottle DARKER SUN COLORED purple MASON Rare
$75.00
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old Antique Fruit Jar bottle DARKER SUN COLORED purple MASON Rare
old Antique Fruit Jar bottle DARKER SUN COLORED purple MASON Rare
$75.00
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Vintage rare mason jar patent nov30th 1858
Vintage rare mason jar patent nov30th 1858
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RARE Masons Patent NOV 30th 1858 jar with cross
RARE Masons Patent NOV 30th 1858 jar with cross
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antique Mason Lockport quart canning jar RARE
antique Mason Lockport quart canning jar RARE
$18.99
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VINTAGE Clamp Lid style Mason type Jar 6 on Bottom Very Rare
VINTAGE Clamp Lid style Mason type Jar 6 on Bottom Very Rare
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Honest Mason Jar Pat 1858 Rare Pinkish Tinge Beautiful
Honest Mason Jar Pat 1858 Rare Pinkish Tinge Beautiful
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Antique Collectable Pint Mason Jar Port Masons Patent 1858 Blue Tint RARE
Antique Collectable Pint Mason Jar Port Masons Patent 1858 Blue Tint RARE
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RARE NO EMBOSING CLEAR LIGHTNING HALF GALLON MASON CANNING FRUIT JAR OLD ANTIQUE
RARE NO EMBOSING CLEAR LIGHTNING HALF GALLON MASON CANNING FRUIT JAR OLD ANTIQUE
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RARE LIGHTNING HALF PINT CLEAR FRUIT CANNING JAR OLD ANTIQUE MASON GLASS BUBBLES
RARE LIGHTNING HALF PINT CLEAR FRUIT CANNING JAR OLD ANTIQUE MASON GLASS BUBBLES
$16.95
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Rare Golden State Mason Fruit Canning Jar Pint VERY GOOD CONDITIONB BEN Schloss
Rare Golden State Mason Fruit Canning Jar Pint VERY GOOD CONDITIONB BEN Schloss
$12.00
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RARE 3L Ball Masons Early ABM Ghost Error Fruit Jar 1 Qt w Lid 7 1900 1910
RARE 3L Ball Masons Early ABM Ghost Error Fruit Jar 1 Qt w Lid 7 1900 1910
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Rare Antique Blue Masons Jar Patent 1858 November 30th  Logo w Zinc Lid 140
Rare Antique Blue Masons Jar Patent 1858 November 30th Logo w Zinc Lid 140
$39.99
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FRUIT JAR cast iron STRAP CLAMP LID clear glass mason quart canning rare
FRUIT JAR cast iron STRAP CLAMP LID clear glass mason quart canning rare
$20.00
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Rare fruit jar masons Improved reverse CJF Qtsize SEE
Rare fruit jar masons Improved reverse CJF Qtsize SEE
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Mason Pint 1858 Rare Cross Blue Glass Jar
Mason Pint 1858 Rare Cross Blue Glass Jar
$44.99
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Masons Patent Nov 30th 1858 Canning Jar blue with Zinc Lid quart vintage rare
Masons Patent Nov 30th 1858 Canning Jar blue with Zinc Lid quart vintage rare
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RARE Masons Patent NOV 30th 1858 Pint Jar W Super Rare Milk Glass Immerser
RARE Masons Patent NOV 30th 1858 Pint Jar W Super Rare Milk Glass Immerser
$36.00 (2 Bids)
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RARE LIGHT GREEN BLUE BALL THE MASON PINT JAR
RARE LIGHT GREEN BLUE BALL THE MASON PINT JAR
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RARE LIGHT GREEN BALL THE MASON PINT JAR
RARE LIGHT GREEN BALL THE MASON PINT JAR
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Antique Ball Mason Jars with Lid Cover 7 Tall Decorative Cut Glass Very Rare
Antique Ball Mason Jars with Lid Cover 7 Tall Decorative Cut Glass Very Rare
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RARE MASONS CONSOLIDATED FRUIT JAR COMPANY LOGO CANNING JAR PATENT 1858 BOYDS
RARE MASONS CONSOLIDATED FRUIT JAR COMPANY LOGO CANNING JAR PATENT 1858 BOYDS
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Rare Blue Ball Mason Fruit Qt Jar 3 L Loop Dropped A Shoulder Seal W ZINC LID 1
Rare Blue Ball Mason Fruit Qt Jar 3 L Loop Dropped A Shoulder Seal W ZINC LID 1
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Rare Mason Quart Canning Jar Clyde NY With Clyde Glass And Zinc Lid
Rare Mason Quart Canning Jar Clyde NY With Clyde Glass And Zinc Lid
$18.99
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Rare Blue Ball Mason Fruit Qt Jar 3 L Loop Dropped A Shoulder Seal W ZINC LID 3
Rare Blue Ball Mason Fruit Qt Jar 3 L Loop Dropped A Shoulder Seal W ZINC LID 3
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Antique Vintage MASON JAR PATENT NOV 30TH 1858 very Old And Rare
Antique Vintage MASON JAR PATENT NOV 30TH 1858 very Old And Rare
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Rare Antique Fruit jar Emb Masons II Patent Nov 30th 1858
Rare Antique Fruit jar Emb Masons II Patent Nov 30th 1858
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Rare Antique Fruit jar Embossed Masons
Rare Antique Fruit jar Embossed Masons
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VERY RARE FRUIT JAR PRICE VALUES BOOK BALL MASON ATLAS 2000 GLASS JARS W DESCRI
VERY RARE FRUIT JAR PRICE VALUES BOOK BALL MASON ATLAS 2000 GLASS JARS W DESCRI
$39.95
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An Extremely Rare 1 Gallon Masons Improved Fruit Jar
An Extremely Rare 1 Gallon Masons Improved Fruit Jar
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rare 1 2 gal skyblue Masons patent Nov 30th no underline no dots hourglass
rare 1 2 gal skyblue Masons patent Nov 30th no underline no dots hourglass
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Rare Vintage 1858 Fruit Jar Masons Cross Backward E in Patent1 2 Gal
Rare Vintage 1858 Fruit Jar Masons Cross Backward E in Patent1 2 Gal
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Antique RARE EUREKA 13 Fruit Mason Jar Quart Patd Dec 27th 1864
Antique RARE EUREKA 13 Fruit Mason Jar Quart Patd Dec 27th 1864
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RARE CORNFLOWER BLUE PINT MASONS 1858 FRUIT JAR WITH NICE WHITTLE EFFECT
RARE CORNFLOWER BLUE PINT MASONS 1858 FRUIT JAR WITH NICE WHITTLE EFFECT
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ORIGINAL ULTRA RARE MACQUEEN  CO MASONS FRUIT JAR AD CARD PHILADELPHIA PA
ORIGINAL ULTRA RARE MACQUEEN CO MASONS FRUIT JAR AD CARD PHILADELPHIA PA
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DEEP PURPLE QUART MASON S 6 PATENT NOV30th 1858 RARE JAR SUPER DARK
DEEP PURPLE QUART MASON S 6 PATENT NOV30th 1858 RARE JAR SUPER DARK
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Rare Fruit Jar Keystone No Mason Improved Emb 13 On Base
Rare Fruit Jar Keystone No Mason Improved Emb 13 On Base
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Masons Patent Nov 30th 1858 Rare Zinc Lid
Masons Patent Nov 30th 1858 Rare Zinc Lid
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VINTAGE RARE MASONS PATENT NOV 30th 1858 HALF GALLON BLUE JAR w LID WAVY GLASS
VINTAGE RARE MASONS PATENT NOV 30th 1858 HALF GALLON BLUE JAR w LID WAVY GLASS
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rare fruit jar emb mason Improved ABGA odd shape
rare fruit jar emb mason Improved ABGA odd shape
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PURPLE AMETHYST RARE PINT ANTIQUE EMPIRE MASON FRUIT JAR A MUST SEE
PURPLE AMETHYST RARE PINT ANTIQUE EMPIRE MASON FRUIT JAR A MUST SEE
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rare fruit jar amythest masons 5 patent Nov 30th 1858
rare fruit jar amythest masons 5 patent Nov 30th 1858
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RARE fruit jar masons 1858 with 2 reversed Ns circle embossing on reverseSEE
RARE fruit jar masons 1858 with 2 reversed Ns circle embossing on reverseSEE
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