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This unusual fruit jar is called the Gilberds Improved (Star) Jar. The jar was made by the Gilberd & Barker Manufacturing Company. The lid on this jar is embossed Gilberds Jar Jamestown, N. Y. Pat July 31 83. The bottom of the jar has a groove in it so the wire bail can fit in the groove securely and not slip.

Below is a photo of a the quart size jar. There is also a pint and a half gallon sizes.

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Frank & Frank Jr. (Wicker) Fruit Jar Collection.

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