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On many bottles, a single-digit date code along with the diamond/oval/I mark may indicate the 1930s.

From information compiled in Bill Lockhart’s article (link below) on Owens-Illinois’ date code markings, it appears that, on containers with this earliest trademark, if a single digit date code (such as “O” or “1” placed to the right of the logo) the chances are very good the bottle in question dates from the 1940s, especially the 1940-1947 period.

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Rejoice if you find one of those; Buffalo jars are pretty rare.

They were first made in Buffalo in 1884 and for several years after. They identify the position that the mold in which the jar was made held on the glassmaking machine.

There are many ways to date old Ball mason jars, and one of the easiest is to look at the logo.

Along with the logo, you can sometimes use the color, size, and other distinguishing marks to help date a mason jar.

The E-Z Seal is a lightening jar, a design which has a distinctive glass bubble lid or stopper clamped to the jar with a wire bail. The absence of a mold seam on the lip indicates the jar was finished by hand.

The wire is permanently affixed to the neck of the jar and the bail swings up “quick as lightening” to hold the lid, hence the name. Workers would have hand-tooled the lip into shape after the lower part of the jar was blown into the mold.

They are heavy and have cool bubbles in the thick glass.

So here’s my dilemma: I don’t want to can with them- I want to have them out somewhere that I can look at them all the time!

Look for jars embossed with the Atlas name in raised lettering.

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