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Fruit Jars43 of 88Pepsi jarwho made these wide mouth jars. the lid is slightly smaller that the ball wide mouth lids and i cant find lids to fit  my five
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Posted 3 years ago

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gotwire
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I found this weird jar lid at a local flea mkt. Now I need help Id'ing it. The mouth is 2 3/4" and is a little over 3" wide by 1" tall, turning purple. Thanks in advance.

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  1. packrat-place packrat-place, 3 years ago
    I have never seen one quite like that. I wonder if that wire bale locks the lid down somehow? How would you pull it down to get a tight seal? I wolder if a part of the bale is missing?
    interesting.
  2. ThriftyGypsy ThriftyGypsy, 3 years ago
    Hey gotwire, the first thing that comes to mind for me is a handle to carry the jar with ! I have a five gallon glass jar ( don't know what it was used for ) with no lid, and the measurements sound about right. There are no handles on my jar, so it would be awkward to carry unless it had a lid like this. That is my 2 cents worth. Thanks for sharing, ThriftyGypsy
  3. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 3 years ago
    Pretty heavy looking lid. Possibly from an early fruit jar. Maybe Millville or Putnam???
  4. gotwire gotwire, 3 years ago
    Thanks for all the input. There are three thread lugs at different levels on the inner rim. It's a heavy thick lid and it looks like the wire bail is a handle rather than a closure. I love this stuff!!

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