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February 2021 Auction - Closed (Closed #1455257)

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GALLON Size Advertising Jar THE HERO Rare

  Lot # 185
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Closure: large Gem-style glass insert and original oversized zinc band in fine shape

Appearance:  shiny glass

Condition:  normal roughness of the ground mouth

Embossing:  very strong

Base:  "PATd NOV 26 67" encircling "H BROOKE MOULD MAKER NY"

Age:  c1876

Availability:  Extremely rare. These oversized jars in most cases were intended for use as commercial advertising pieces and displayed at product expositions, trade fairs, and in stores. A variety of them were shown at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia in 1876, where they were displayed filled with fruit, in sizes as large as 5 gallons.

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