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Pressed jam jar - maker, age? REG D Nr. 723256
« on: May 24, 2009, 12:09:56 PM »
hi there!

found this jam jar on a market today. it's made of dark violet glass, which is satinised
to the outer surface. the decoration makes me think art deco ~1925?  it's got a
registration number on the bottom.

REG D Nr. 723256

~13cm (~5") tall

anyone can help?

TIA
dirk
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Re: Pressed jam jar - maker, age?
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2009, 12:29:53 PM »
Dirk, that's an incredibly impressive jam jar!!! :)  I'm wondering if it was an apothecary jar - being so dark would stop the contents from discolouring - e.g. like herbs do in clear jars.

Registered 13 Aug 1926 by the International Bottle Co. (Ref The Glass Association Registration Nos 1908-1945 i.e. the Blue Book.)


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Re: Pressed jam jar - maker, age?
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2009, 12:47:36 PM »
Anne, thanks a lot - you're so quick! :o

i hadn't considered this to be likely, but found (by using the search option - :clap head:)
that Christine already made a request on this.
Christine, please, i'd love to see a picture of this jar in uranium!
see: http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,2118.0.html

(p.s.: besides - i've had a wonderful flea market day and sit here in front of my computer - smiling and humming)  :)
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Re: Pressed jam jar - maker, age?
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2009, 04:17:00 PM »
Here it is. Trust a man to think it was a jam jar!  ;D


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Re: Pressed jam jar - maker, age?
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2009, 04:50:39 PM »
thanks, Christine - I lOvE iT ! (didn't dare to shout wholeheartedly)
... and ok, let's call it a jar then.   :-[
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