Antique Blue Mason Glass Canning Jar Maltese Cross Hero Fruit Co. Philadelphia, No Lid

Antique Blue Mason Glass Canning Jar Maltese Cross Hero Fruit Co. Philadelphia, No Lid

Regular price $30.00


Description: An early quart size Mason’s Improved Canning Fruit Jar with the Hero Cross symbol from the Hero Fruit Jar Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This jar in light aqua blue color with slight wavy lines embedded in the glass is believed to have been made during the 1870s – 1890s. Embossed on the front bears the Hero Cross with Mason’s Improved and the PAT NOV 26 67 with a two digit 47 in the center.

 Note: Refer to “Condition” for additional information. Not recommended for food use.

Circa: 1870s-1890s

Patent Date: Nov. 26, 1867

Capacity: Quart

Dimensions: Height: 7 inches

Weight: 13.3 ounces

Material:  Glass

Color: Light Aqua Blue

Makers’ Marks: On Front: MASON’S IMPROVED (embossed with Maltese Cross with H.F.J. and Co.)

On Bottom Base: PAT NOV 26 67 WITH 47 in the center (embossed)

Condition:  Previously owned - used. Good condition. Missing original lid. Light roughness on top rim. Light, normal wear with scratching around rim of base.

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