All Hazel-Atlas prior to 1929 was made in the crystal color. The graphics on the repros are of poorer quality. Rarely were black workers employed, and then only in menial jobs. Ovide is probably the most commonly found pattern, and quite a number of colors are found in that pattern alone. From the very beginning the Hazel Atlas Corporation was an innovator, blazing trails in the manufacturing world. Rare old, items 1 28 mason jar.
The work was dirty and somewhat tedious as it was repetitive. Discrimination against married women also ruled in the corporate offices. Smith Glass Company, and Westmoreland Glass Company. For more information on Carnival Glass, check out this great site:. The Atlas Glass Company was formed for the specific purpose of making fruit jars. Many companies folded under the pressure. Below against the 1840s to find great graphic to ship depending on facebook to an interesting.
To replace cork caps which were expensive and allow for wider openings in container designs, a third brother opened Wheeling Metal Plant to produce zinc caps for mason jars. Collectors of Avon bottles might be surprised to learn that lids for their unique containers were made in Wheeling. This company was located in rented space secured from the Wheeling Hinge Company, located on 19th Street in Wheeling. In 1902 the Hazel Company and the Atlas Glass Company combined forces along with Republic Glass and the Wheeling Metal Company, and the birth of a new corporate giant occurred. Batches of glass were purchased from its neighbor, Riverside Glass, of which Charles Brady was then president. This company made pressed tumblers from newly developed automatic. I have noticed items listed for sale by dealers and sellers at antique malls, flea markets and other venues such as ebay with labels indicating Anchor Hocking.
Mike Owens, a glass blower employed by Hobbs Brockumier Glass of Wheeling, developed a machine that rotated continuously, sucking glass directly from a tank by vacuum and placing it into a blank mold where it was finished. As the need for larger space occurred, the company moved several times. Discrimination against married women also ruled in the corporate offices. Please check out my webpage about Mold numbers and other numbers appear on the bases or heels of countless glass containers of all types. Two important developments for closures evolved at the same time glass production was increasing.
The coloured ones blue, green, amber for European jars are the really old ones. During 1940s and '50s, the company was one of the largest producers of canning jars along with competitors Ball and Kerr. Frequently Asked Questions - - Fruit Jars. Your jar has one of several known mold engraver errors on the Strong Shoulder jars. To enable the user to answer two primary questions about most utilitarian bottles and jars. Brady and Tallman saw the opportunity to make a profit by supplying that product to the Bellaire Stamping Company, a manufacturer of metal goods. The introduction of mechanical methods for the cheap and efficient production of glass containers, generated developments in packaging and this spawned a whole new industry — that of commercial packaging and marketing which ultimately impacted on the every day life of all Americans.
In order to tell the story of Hazel Atlas Glass Corporation in the 1920-1930 era, one needs to understand the developments in glass production and, in particular, commercial packaging that came about at the end of the 1800s and the beginning of the new century. Those with training in business and secretarial skills considered themselves lucky to be employed by Hazel Atlas. Also an important maker of a very large variety of bottles and jars for the commercial packaging industry. I will add a caption to the picture. The Hazel Company continued to manufacture items from opal glass and began expanding its commercial bottle and jar lines.
Over a period of time many designs for closures evolved, but the one thing lacking was standardization. Chart of Hazel- Atlas base codes on containers, courtesy of fruitjar. Sorry, I do not know what the average collector value might be. The former headquarters of the Hazel Atlas Corporation was the original home for West Virginia Northern Community College when it was formed in 1972. Two important developments for closures evolved at the same time glass production was increasing. I am assuming it is definitely not a common pattern.
Dating Atlas Ez Seal Jars In Oven Ball and Kerr. Ask anyone older than fifty years of age and most likely they will have memories of using dishes from the following list of patterns of Hazel-Atlas dinnerware produced in the 1920s and 1930s: Pattern Colonial Black Ribbon New Century Ovide Fruits Roxana Florentine No. The four-story structure in art deco style was designed so that two additional floors could be added later. This phenomenal growth can be credited to the vision of the founders of the company, and especially to the Brady brothers. The second and third floors housed general offices for the treasurer, auditor, accounting and bookkeeping departments. Jars made after about 1915 were completely machine-made and show mold seams across the top and down the sides. Skip jars marked Atlas Mason which are likely produced by a new Atlas company and not of value to collectors.