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John Mason was a tinsmith in New York and perfected a machine that would cut threads into the lids, creating a jar with a reusable, screw-on lid.This process was easier and more reliable than the tin lid and wax method. I have more jars that I need values on, so please view my posts if you know about jars. So are jars Hello April, They've got this new concept now. I will gladly take my questions elsewhere if that is what you want. But you're asking us to price something we can't see. Especially when you're repeatedly asking for appraisals, lately of un-pictured items.. It seems that every time I ask what something is worth, my question is met with responses that come across as quite rude. [&o] It's not that we have problems with price appraisals. Do you guys really have a problem with me asking for values?I have even learned that just a bit of a change in a common color can increase the value greatly..just describing the color can be difficult or inaccurate when depending only on printed words.
Good condition to you can be something way different than what someone else calls "good condition" and a small chip can mean the difference between a 0 bottle and a one.
If you've been following me for awhile now, you know I have some hoarder tendencies.
I just love old things, especially items that have a history or a great story behind it. via Style Me Pretty photo by Jessica Watson Photography 6.
Cormorant is a coastal sea-bird that dives for fish. They would put a band on their necks so they couldn't swallow the fish they caught.
The fisherman would take the fish out of their mouth, put it in a basket, and let the bird go back for more. I don't but I won't give one either, it too speculative.
The lids come in two parts, a glass top and a zinc screw on lid. The idea is to use these for centrepieces and/or favours but I'm not sure I will be able to part with all of them. The craftsmanship on these jars are incredible and as cheesy as this may sound, it feels like I have a little piece of history. There's so many different ways to use mason jars, here are some of my favourites: Do you collect mason jars?