Dating atlas ez seal jars
They are even making a new version of vintage blue canning jars…While canning jars have been around for a long time, it wasn’t until 1858 that the screw-on lid was created.I can’t tell you how many posts I have seen that list 101 Uses for Mason Jars…of course, most of them don’t actually involve canning.Apparently you can use Mason jars to make centerpieces and glassware at your wedding, layered salads, lighting fixtures, air fresheners, flower vases, soap dispensers…Patterns made with Platonite glass could be fired in any number of colors, although they are often found as white pieces with concentric or single rings that have been fired onto the white surface in red or blue.
The company's first dinnerware pattern was called Ovide, and it was produced in a transparent green or opaque black.Plants were located at Wheeling, WV; Washington, PA; Clarksburg, WV; Zanesville, OH; Grafton, WV; Ada, OK; Pomona, CA; Blackwell, OK; Lancaster, NY; Oakland, CA; Montgomery, AL; and Plainfield, IL. The Hazel-Atlas mark continued to be used, at least on some percentage of their glass products, until approximately 1964, when Continental sold all of the glass plants (except the facility at Plainfield, Illinois) to Brockway Glass Company. NOTE: this mark is frequently misunderstood to be a trademark used by the Anchor Hocking Glass Corporation, which is incorrect!!Hazel Atlas Florentine No 1 dinner plate, circa 1932-1935. I have noticed items listed for sale by dealers and sellers at antique malls, flea markets (and other venues such as ebay) with labels indicating Anchor Hocking.This process was easier and more reliable than the tin lid and wax method.Although other companies began creating the jars, Mason held the patent, and so the style of jar became known as a Mason jar.