These continuous screw-thread jars were designed with a bead between the screw threads and the shoulder as a sealing surface. The Ball Perfect Mason jar, one of the most common jars of this style, was introduced circa 1913 and produced until the mid-20th century.
Why are Ball Mason jars out of stock?
The demand has resulted in supply constraints, extended lead times and recently limited product availability at stores and online, a company spokesperson said in a statement, according to CNN.
Can I use Kerr lids on Ball jars?
all of the jar companies have both regular size and wide mouth. Kerr & Ball jar lids are interchangeable.
Where are Kerr and Ball lids made?
the USA Ball, Bernardin and Kerr are all owned by Jarden Home Brands and are all manufactured in the USA. Bernardin are comparable to Ball lids in every way except for the design and that they are normally only sold in Canada.