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Not only that, but we guarantee everything we sell to be what we say it is.

Typically, they were made in half pint, pint, quart, and half-gallon sizes.

Ball Perfect Mason – Half Gallon & Quart sizes " data-medium-file="https:// data-large-file="https:// class="wp-image-1339 size-large" title="Ball Perfect Mason jars" src="https:// alt="Ball Perfect Mason Jars- Half Gallon & Quart sizes" width="640" height="629" srcset="https:// https:// https:// sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" / Most of the earlier versions were round (cylindrical) in shape, and some of the later types are square (with rounded corners) in design.

On some jars, the word “Ball” is underlined, on others, not.

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

Here in the United States our backyard is the rich lode of Architectural Elements and Antique Interiors of the Metropolitan Northeast.

Our knowledge, skill, hard work, patience, networking, contacts, and yes, luck, has resulted in one of the finest collections of Architectural Antiques in the country.

In our huge Philadelphia 30,000 square foot warehouse we offer a large selection of Architectural Antiques dating from the late 1700’s through the 1930’s, with the majority from the Victorian Period.

We have salvaged beautiful examples of Gothic, Colonial, French, English, Victorian, Art Nouveau, and Art Deco.

Some variants have vertical “ribs” or “grips” along the sides, added to assist in handling the jars while they are wet.

Ball Perfect Mason jars were made utilizing steel molds as part of “ABM” (“Automatic Bottle Machine”) i.e. Many different jar molds (thousands) were used over the many years’ time these jars were being produced.

) have been made and used by home canners throughout most of the 20th century.