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SIZE

COLOR

PRICE

DEEP CITRON Quart BEAVER
An extremely rare color and the finest example with sharp embossing and in sparkling condition with no damage or stains. The correct original button insert is an exact color match.

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Quart Citron $XXXX.XX
SOLD

Honey Amber Masons CFJCo 1858 Quart
A deep honey amber colored quart with good embossing and shiny glass with no damage or stains. Good ground rim with the usual minor flaking. Correct original CFJCo lugged zinc cap.

Quart Amber $XXX.XX
SOLD

MY CHOICE Aqua Quart
An aqua quart sized example with original glass lid with embossed patent dates, and original metal clamp assembly. Shiny glass with no damage or stains. Smooth lip finish.

Quart Aqua $XXX.XX
SOLD

Olive Green Masons CFJCO 1858 Quart
A strong olive green colored quart which is a pure deep olive green color with no yellow or amber tones. Sparkling condition with no damage or stains. Ground rim with the usual minor flaking. Correct lugged CFJCo zinc cap.

Quart Olive Green $XXXX.XX
SOLD

Whittled PINT The Puritan
An aqua pint with a nice whittled effect, crisp embossing, and sparkling glass with no damage or stains. Original cast iron ring and wire clamp assembly.

Pint Aqua $XXX.XX
SOLD

MIDGET PINT BBGMCo w/ MILK GLASS LID
An aqua midget pint "BBGMCO" monogrammed jar, which is strongly embossed and in sparkling condition with no damage or stains. Comes with the very scarce correct original Ball Bros milk glass insert that is perfect, and the correct Ball style zinc band that is also perfect.

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Midget Pint Aqua $XXX.XX
SOLD

CORNFLOWER BLUE Masons 1858 Half Gallon
An early style 1858 half gallon in a rare light cornflower blue color. Sparkling condition with no damage or stains. Has some nice character with milky swirls running thru the glass.

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Half Gal Light Cornflower Blue $XXXX.XX
SOLD

Nearly SOLID AMBER 1858 Half Gallon Swirled
A fantastic colored smooth lip half gallon. There is so much amber swirling that the jar appears almost solid amber. This example has the most amber we have seen for this type. Sparkling glass with no damage or stains

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Half Gal Olive Amber Swirled $XXXX.XX
SOLD

Masons Cross 1858 Medium Olive
This Masons over Cross quart has good color, nearly medium olive green. Fine condition with no damage or stains. Fairly good embossing on the jar also. The color is much better than the more common light yellow greens of this series. A lovely old jar.

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Quart Olive $XXX.XX
SOLD

Strong CITRON Quart LIGHTNING
A bright, strong citron colored quart with bold embossing and matching citron colored glass lid. No damage or stains and brilliant glass. The base has an unusual large mold number 36. A beautiful colored Lightning jar.

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Quart Citron $XXX.XX
SOLD

Masons CFJCo 1858 Quart Deep Amber
A very boldly embossed quart in a good dark "root beer amber" color. The embossing is extra bold and the glass is shiny with no damage or stains. The ground rim has the normal minor flaking.

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Quart Amber $XXX.XX
SOLD

Extremely Rare CODDINGTONS BOSS JAR
An aqua colored, squatty quart wax sealer, embossed “CODDINGTONS BOSS JAR PAT'D FEB 23RD 1886". Excellent condition with one tiny flick on the inside of the top rim. The mouth finish was intended for a tin lid, sealed with wax. The metal cap is a reproduction. Only 2 examples of this rare jar have been reported. The mold was not deeply cut so the embossing is lightly raised. A very interesting and obscure early jar.

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Quart Aqua $XXXX.XX
SOLD

BOLD YELLOW Cross MASONS 1858 Quart
This quart comes in a strong yellow color with slight olive tones. A beautiful colored jar in fine condition. The ground rim has some minor chipping.

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Quart Olive YELLOW $XXX.XX
SOLD

Strong Green PINT Lightning
A bold Lime Green colored pint Lightning jar. The glass is strongly whittled and shiny clean. The glass lid is an exact color match and the metal closure is original. Inside the shoulder is a raised bubble that entrapped some residue at the edges. The ground rim has some minor flaking. In the back edge of the ground rim, there is also a very faint flash within the raised rim itself. A beautiful color that is very hard to find in the pint size.

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Pint Lime Green $XXX.XX
SOLD

Black Amber MAGIC STAR Quart
A rare, very dark, almost black amber colored quart. The glass character is fantastic, with heavy whittling and absolutely chock full of tiny seed bubbles. The embossing is very sharp and strong. The correct glass lid is a perfect matching color, and the 3-piece clamp assembly is all original. No damage or stains at all. A fantastic old jar.

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Quart Black Amber $XXXX.XX
SOLD

HOOSIER JAR Finest Example
A green aqua half gallon HOOSIER JAR that is the probably best example you could hope to find. Sparkling clean, strongest embossing, bubbly glass, and flawless mint condition including the mint condition correct glass lid. The base is lightly embossed “Holweg & Reese Indpls” around a “16".

Half Gallon Green Aqua $XXXX.XX
Sold

DEEP OLIVE-AMBER FCGCo WAX SEALER Quart
An outrageous deep olive-amber colored FCGCo wax sealer in mint condition. Perfect lip, shiny glass and no damage at all. Crude glass with an interesting folded spot on the heel. A fantastic colored jar.

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Quart Olive Amber $XXX.XX
Sold

IRON PONTILED BELL SHAPE Wax Sealer
An early bell shaped quart wax sealer with beautifully whittled glass. The pushed in base displays an iron pontil scar. No damage or stains at all, including a perfect applied mouth. This appealing early form is attributed to the Pittsburgh district, and was one of the first fruit jars made and is very tough to find.

Quart Aqua $XXX.XX
Sold

DARKEST OLIVE GREEN 1858 Half Gallon
A deep dark olive green half gallon 1858 jar in fine condition. The glass is in nice clean condition with no damage or stains and is full of tiny seed bubbles. Smooth lip finish. This example comes in the darkest olive green color seen for this genre, and it’s a truly beautiful jar.

Half Gallon Dark Olive Green $XXXX.XX
Sold

Deep CORNFLOWER BLUE Lightning Quart
The strongest cornflower blue quart example, with matching lid and original closure. A superb color that approaches a sapphire blue. No damage or stains and full of tiny seed bubbles.

Quart Cornflower Blue $XXX.XX
Sold

Yellow OLIVE Quart LIGHTNING
A brilliant yellow olive colored quart in sparkling condition with strong embossing, sparkling glass and no damage or stains. The base is embossed “PUTNAM 227". Matching glass lid and original metal closure. A beautiful colored Lightning jar.

Quart Yellow Olive $XXX.XX
Sold

Outstanding YELLOW Pint LIGHTNING Whittled
A wonderful PINT sized Lightning jar in a good pure yellow with no amber tones. The embossing is very strong and the glass has a good whittled effect. Flawless throughout with matching lid and original hardware. Its very tough to find a pint Lightning jar in such a great color.

Pint Yellow $XXX.XX
Sold

Spectacular Yellow Amber PINT MAGIC STAR
A rare PINT sized yellow amber MAGIC STAR jar, with sharply whittled glass, sharp embossing, and excellent condition including a perfect ground rim. Original all-iron clamp and matching color original lid (lid has small nicks on the bottom). This is undoubtedly the finest possible example of this highly appealing little jar.

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Pint Deep Yellow Amber $XXXX.XX
Sold

Half Gallon HEMINGRAY Odd Closure Jar
An aqua half gallon made by the Hemingray Glass Co and embossed in two lines PATENTED JUNE 27 1865. Original glass lid with raised center button to accept the the iron clamp, which is an old-looking replica. There is one flake on the edge of the glass lid. The jar is in beautiful condition, with a good thick ground rim that has no flaking. Strong embossing and shiny clean glass. We’ve seen only 2 of these jars in half gallon size, they are quite rare.

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Half Gallon Aqua $XXXX.XX
SOLD

Rare Color 1858 Reverse CFJCO Light CORNFLOWER BLUE
A rare light cornflower blue colored tall quart 1858 jar with large CFJCO monogram on the reverse. Strong embossing and sparkling glass. The ground rim has normal light flaking, and does have one hard-to-see “flash” in the threads. The base has a backwards-embossed mold number. Good lugged CFJCo lid. See the color comparison photo which highlights the true light blue color.

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Tall Quart Light CFB $XXX.XX
SOLD

YELLOW Quart GLOBE
A very scarce color true yellow (no amber) quart Globe in fine condition. Note the contrast between the light orange amber lid, and the lighter color of the jar. Excellent condition with bubbly glass and no damage. Ex: Al Vignon collection.

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Quart Yellow $XXX.XX
SOLD

PINT Sized MOORES PATENT 1861 Jar
A scarce PINT, in fine condition. Original iron yoke clamp and original glass lid. The jar is flawless including the applied mouth, with not so much as a nick. Very tough to find and rarely seen in this size.

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Pint Aqua $XXX.XX
SOLD

Strong Blue Color STAR GLASS CO
A very unusual strong blue colored quart STAR GLASS CO NEW ALBANY IND wax sealer. The jar is shiny clean and free of damage. Check the color compared to aqua in the photos below. The embossing is weak but uniform and readable.

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Quart Blue $XXX.XX
SOLD

Bright Yellow Green LIGHTNING Quart
A lovely bright yellow green colored quart with nice bubbly glass character. This is the early small lettering style jar. The lid is an exact color match, and the metal closure is original. A great colored Lightning.

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Quart Yellow Green $XXX.XX
SOLD

ULTRA WHITTLED Amber LIGHTNING Quart
An extremely whittled honey amber colored quart LIGHTNING. They don’t come any more whittled than this! Sparkling glass with sharp embossing and original matching lid and original metal bail closure. there are a couple pinpoint nicks on the neck collar, very minor.

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Quart Deep Honey Amber $XXX.XX
SOLD

DARK GREEN & AMBER MASONS 1858 HG
A fantastically colored half gallon 1858 jar. The jar is dark green with large amber swirls throughout. Sparkling mint condition, with scarcely a mark on the jar anywhere. Smooth lip finish, and has a single raised dot on the base.

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Half Gallon Dark Green & Amber $XXXX.XX
SOLD

Deep Amber MASONS CFJCo Quart
A deep reddish amber quart in sparkling mint condition. Has a nice thick ground rim with very little flaking. A beautiful old jar.

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Quart Deep Amber $XXX
SOLD

Strong Yellow Green MASONS 1858 Quart
A beautifully colored quart 1858 jar with a hammered whittled appearance to the glass, and extremely bold and sharp embossing. I believe this mold was done by EHE (Edward H Everett) as it is identical in appearance to an EHE marked example we have. The other earmark of his jars are a symbol-busy base, which this jar has also (including a mold number, a diamond figure and a very highly raised dot). Sparkling mint condition.

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Quart Strong Yellow Green $XXX.XX
SOLD

VAN VLIET JAR of 1881 ALL ORIGINAL Quart
This aqua quart VAN VLIET is the “side-wire” style in which the clamp wire does not go over the lettering, but rather around the sides. Good embossing and shiny glass, and retains the original clamp and wire and the metal is in good overall shape. Original matching aqua glass lid has one thin flake off the edge. The wire grooves on the base of the jar have some tiny flakes where the wire has rubbed from usage over the years.

Quart Aqua $XXX.XX
SOLD

OLIVE YELLOW Quart LIGHTNING
A quart LIGHTNING jar in a nice olive yellow color. Good embossing and brilliant glass with a light whittled effect. Matching colored lid and original metal hardware. The base has PUTNAM 17. A great colored Lightning jar.

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Quart Olive Yellow $XXX.XX
SOLD

PINT Amber SAFETY All Original
This pint SAFETY is a sharp and sparkling example and retains the original iron wire clamp and correct matching honey amber glass lid. Strong embossing and no damage or stains. Has one small, skin-deep open bubble inside the bottom, very minor.

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Pint Honey Amber $XXX.XX
SOLD

NCL on Reverse AMBER Masons 1858 Quart
A bright honey amber colored quart with a nice whittled effect to the glass and good strong embossing on both the front and back. Shiny clean with no damage or stains. The ground rim has one tiny chip and the usual minor flaking from the grinding. A fine example of this rare old 1858 jar.

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Quart Honey Amber $XXXX.XX
SOLD

Whittled Crowleytown Quart w/ Original Lid
A beautiful example with sparkling glass that has a good overall whittled effect. Very bold and strong embossing. Excellent original unlined zinc cap with soldered lugs on top and partly visible is the 1857 patent date circle. The jar has no damage or stains of any kind, the best possible example.

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Quart Aqua $XXX.XX
SOLD

Early Style AMBER MASONS 1858 HG
A VERY strongly embossed example in a good deep reddish amber color. An early style with large & bold lettering that is also similar to some early beehive jars, and is situated low on the front of the jar. Beautiful condition throughout with a whittled effect to the glass.

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Half Gallon Amber $XXX.XX
SOLD

Heavy Whittled BUCKEYE 4 Quart
A strongly whittled aqua quart with sharp embossing and original glass lid. Also retains its original iron clamp, which is very rare to find. The clamp is rusty as shown, but solid (the tiny center tab is missing). The glass lid is rough on the bottom side. The jar is shiny clean with no damage or stains. An outstanding example.

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Quart Aqua $XXX.XX
SOLD

LIME GREEN Half Gallon LIGHTNING
A good Lime Green colored half gallon. Excellent condition with no damage or stains. Strong embossing too. A scarce color to find in a half gallon Lightning.

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Half Gallon Lime Green $XXX.XX
SOLD

Masons Union with ORIGINAL LID
An extremely rare example, having an original unlined zinc Union Shield lid with vertical prongs. The lid is in good shape with no holes or significant corrosion. However, one prong has been replaced. The embossed shield is very clear with stars and stripes. The jar itself is cracked, but the jars of course are fairly common. Here you are buying the rare part, the lid.

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Quart Aqua $XXXX.XX
SOLD

Masons 1858 Rev FINK & NASSE St Louis.
A rare reverse-embossed Masons 1858 jar. Very bold and sharp embossing that is heavily raised off the jar. Sparkling condition with no damage or stains of any kind. Redbook #1944.

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Quart Aqua $XXXX.XX
SOLD

Extremely Rare Salesman’s Sample 1/4 Pint Cohansey
Among the rarest of all the Cohansey jars, these were most likely made only for use in demonstrating the closure. Shiny glass with no stains or damage, except for a chip off the end of one of the neck ramps. Good ground rim. The metal lid is heavily rusted, but there is still lettering visible on the inside. All varieties of the glass Cohansey lids also fit this jar perfectly.

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1/4 Pint Aqua $XXXX.XX
SOLD

Yellow FLACCUS BROS Pint
A pure yellow example with no amber tone. Strong embossing and shiny glass with no damage or stains. Unusual domed milk glass insert with a starburst surrounded by a wreath. A beautiful colored Flaccus jar.

Pint Yellow $XXXX.XX
SOLD

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