Nowadays, you can even buy a big flat of Mason jars for pretty cheap at your local craft or household goods store — but the older ones can fetch much higher prices. Typically, the smaller or more common antique jars can go for about $20 apiece, but the more rare versions can sell for as much as $300.
What Mason jars are worth money?
The most valuable mason jars are:Van Vliet Improved Jar – $23,500.Black Amber Magic Star Fruit Jar – $3,000. 1933 Ball Upside Down Error Jar – $1,000. There are two types of Ball upside-down Mason jars. The 1870 Chief Mason Jar – $800. (Photo: gregspurgeon.com) 1858 Willoughby Stopple Jar – $500. (Photo: hoosierjar.com) 23 Apr 2021
Why are 13 mason jars rare?
These hard to find number 13 jars are so rare because many folks believed them to be unlucky. They would refuse to use these jars and would instead break them or throw them out. The jar comes with an authentic vintage zinc lid.
What is a magic Mason jar?
AS EARLY AS 1829, CANNING JARS WERE BEING MANUFACTURED FOR USE IN THE HOME PRESERVATION OF FOOD. THE OLDER ONES HAVE BEEN SOUGHT AS COLLECTIBLES FOR MANY YEARS. THIS JAR IS MARKED ON THE FRONT AS BEING MADE BY MASON; IT IS MARKED MAGIC MASON WHICH IS…