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    Posted 6 years ago

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    Beautiful quart Drey mason jar with zinc lid. Contained lots of small, medium and large wood spools of thread.
    Jar has a smoky gray color. I have cleaned it 3 times and used soft scrub on the inside, however I cannot remove what looks like old canning stains. Any hints would be appreciated.
    I am very pleased with my find $5.00 find.


    1. valentino97 valentino97, 6 years ago
      The wooden thread spools are fun to use in displays - I'm sure you know the thread is probably brittle and not good for sewing anymore. As for the jar, maybe fill it with bleach for a week or so and scrub it again. I wouldn't try to bleach the rubber seal or zinc lid - I am sure you already know this. Love buying these jars too.
    2. lydabenson lydabenson, 6 years ago
      Thank you valentineo97. I filled the jar with bleach for an overnight. I suppose I was too impatient. I will try the week long soak.
    3. mowgli191 mowgli191, 4 years ago

      This might help with cleaning your jar!

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