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    Those that truly know me know that my only passion in life isn't just writing, it's also history. Each time I pass by an old, run down home, shack, or even a pile of wood in the woods, I want to know, who lived there, what their family was like, how they came to be there, and what kind of ...

    Ball Jar Text Key--determine how old vintage Ball jars are--scroll down in post

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    • Barbara Vogel

      How to date Ball mason jars! This is really good to know before you start any craft with Mason jars. You may not want to drill a hole in an antique jar.

    • Everything But the House

      A great chart to help you discover the date of your ball jars via A Prairie Homestead. #antiques #masonjars

    • Colonial Thymes

      Antique Ball Mason Jar manufacturing mark date chart... Great to help identify the age of Ball Mason Jars using the brand insignia.

    • Vickie Thomas

      (Going to go through all my jars and check them) Antique Ball Mason Jar manufacturing mark date chart... Great to help identify the age of Ball Mason Jars using the brand insignia.

    • Lora Fisher

      You can figure out how old your Ball jars are by the way the text is written. May I humbly suggest that before you paint or turn them into craft projects, check to be sure they aren't 100-year-old treasures first! If it has a trademark sign with an R in a circle, it's not an antique -- these are the ones I would use to craft and paint!

    • Debby Privett

      old blue ball jars | Dating Your Antique Ball Canning Jars | Black Market Antiques Blog

    • Sarah Climie

      The World Around Her...: Fun and Creative Mason Jar Craft Ideas

    • Nathalie Jeanne

      Ball Mason Jar logo history

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