100TOS#2256 A & B CFJ WITH (Christian Cross) pre & during & after Civil War. RARE
100tos#2256A. CFJC Canning Jar, w CROSS EMBOSSED Mason 1858 Patent with zinc lid with "Atlas" milkglass liner. one pair. Base has opposing 1/2in long seam lines from outer rim to large inner ring. No Owen's Ring. 2256A GLASS BIM greenlite JAR FRUIT W/zinc Lid
CFJC 7.5hx3.75da 1 JAR FRUIT +ZnL"MASON 1858""CFJCo"& t cross.bm"H377"2pcm.w18oz
Size= 7.5hx3.75da ______. Wt=18oz____ Dp:__________________
100tos##2256. Canning Jar, Mason 1858 Patent with zinc lid, one pair. Has Zinc lid with "BALL" milkglass liner. Base has opposing 1/2in long seam lines from outer rim to large inner ring. No Owen's Ring. cr04072013
NOTE: Mstr#1232 is another "CFJ" without Hero's Cross (earlier) in AQUABLUE.
Consolidated Fruit Jar Company began making jars after the war (Civil) did the Mason jar really begin catching on. Later, another major jar manufacturer and Consolidated's bitter rival the Hero Fruit Jar company ('Hero' being in reference to the civil war. The jars carried a 'Hero's Cross' as the company's trademark.) fought in court with Consolidated over patents.
Price Tags on jars are fron 1975-80's.