The 1858 jar probably is among the most common of the older jars and most examples were made well after the patent date. After that the examples get scarce in deep olives, teals and even cobalt. Machine made jars in color are the best of the later jars.Colored examples of any jar early or late will bring a handsome price at auction. Until the invention of a screw-top with a rubber seal, the most common means of sealing jars was with wax. Colored pontil examples, while rare, are known in a variety of colors with cobalt blue being the top of the line. wiki How's mission is to help people learn, and we really hope this article helped you.
During the 1930s, Hazel-Atlas became well known for their mold-etched, machine-made depression glass patterns.
With expansion came more plants, innovation in glass production and machinery plus the formation of a new company by Hazel Glass to meet its fruit jar production needs, Atlas Glass.
The Hazel Company continued to manufacture items from opal glass and began expanding its commercial bottle and jar lines.
Hazel Glass first made the glass inserts that fit inside the zinc lid closures for bottles. With expansion came more plants, innovation in glass production and machinery plus the formation of a new company by Hazel Glass to meet its fruit jar production needs, Atlas Glass.
By 1886, the company expanded into a new plant facility in Washington, Pennsylvania where it manufactured it's only product--Mason Jar Liners eventually adding opal ointment jars and salve boxes but with advancements in glass manufacturing, methods and the introduction of glass food packaging to the country, Hazel Glass started to grow.
There are many ways to date old Ball mason jars, and one of the easiest is to look at the logo.