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The Difference Between a Pint and Quart Ball Jar


If you are wondering how they compare, here's a pint on the left, and a quart on the right. The pint stands 7" tall with the pump, and the quart is 9" tall.

Of all the jars we have, the blue quarts are in the roughest shape. They have seen a hard life for decades. But since our buyers are trusting me to pick out their jar, I end up washing 10 before I find one that is acceptable. And even then, it's scratched, and maybe a flea bite or two on the rim. Honestly, it drives me crazy!!

My dream is to find an unopened box of blue quarts, all in brand new, never-used condition. That would be a feat, considering Ball stopped making them in 1937. But I can dream, can't I?