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The earliest home canning involved a glass jar with a tin lid and sealing wax.The parts were not re-useable because the sealing wax acted a bit like cement.

Tice October 2007 Photo Caption: Part of the author’s canning jar collection.Even as recently as 2002-2004, Ball brand put out some lovely jelly jars in a Collector’s Series.These are no longer available and already go for very inflated prices on ebay or specialty stores that kept an inventory of them.Canadian brands often have a crown on them, and there are several brands of those.There are square ones and amethyst or amber ones, and red ones – for budgets much larger than mine will ever be.

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