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The rights to the “Kerr” brand name, as used on currently-made fruit jars, was held by the Alltrista Corporation, which later became known as the Jarden Corporation (Jarden Home Brands).Jarden Home Brands (Hearthmark LLC), a subsidiary of NEWELL BRANDS, continues to sell new glass canning jars with the KERR and BALL brand names embossings.
Along with the logo, you can sometimes use the color, size, and other distinguishing marks to help date a mason jar.Kerr, in 1915, created a flat metal disc lid to fit onto a Mason jar to use with other canning jars. Look for the Kerr name, which is embossed onto the surface. If the base is smooth at the jar's lip, it was made by a machine after 1915. A number is usually embossed on the jar's bottom, dubbed a "mold number." This will refer to the blower and his team. Look for small scars at the bottom and look to see if the design is more modern.