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Posted 5 years ago


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This is a ice box jar for "Balto" dog & catfood. Has instruction on the back side. Can anyone help me find information, I have not been able to find it. Its as big as a peanut butter jar. Has a number 1887 on the bottom. Movies were made about Balto

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  1. MsDowAntiques MsDowAntiques, 5 years ago
    What is it you want to know?

    Balto dog food was made by the same company that made Puss n Boots cat food -- Balto Dog & Cat Food New England Grocery, Providence Puss'n Boots Cat Food First National Warehouse, Providence Consolidated By-Products Co., Philadelphia -- link:

    The product was named for a real dog -- Balto - (1919 – March 14 1933) was a Siberian Husky sled dog who led his team on the final leg of the 1925 serum run to Nome --

    The Balto jar is listed in the fruit jar price guide (redbook #10) as beeing worth $15-20 --

    Find Balto items on ebay -- currently no jars --
  2. areliczone areliczone, 5 years ago
    Thank you very much, you gave me all the info. I wanted. I have had this jar for 10 years.
  3. MsDowAntiques MsDowAntiques, 5 years ago
    You're welcome - glad to help.

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