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Dating fruit jars

Typically, they were made in half pint, pint, quart, and half-gallon sizes.

30, 1858 embossing continued at a high rate, with untold tens of millions (or more) produced.

The late Dick Roller unearthed, researched and solved many mysteries in his years of working on fruit jars.

One that he never was able to completely answer involves the Drey jars.

Similar screw-threading been done before on some bottles, but the process of forming the upper lip area of the container (so that it was smooth, even, and sturdy enough for a lid of standard size to be screwed thereon) was difficult and expensive to do properly, often with unsatisfactory results.