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SUN (inside a stylized sun motif) / TRADE MARK - This is a quart size SUN fruit jar with the original lid and a rare original cast iron clamp and cam lever closure!
This represents the main "yoke and cam lever" competition for the more common canning jars which utilized a different version of the cam lever tightening yoke/lid closure conformation.
It's president was Gustavus Swift and the company was (or became) part of Swift & Company - still one of the largest meat processing and food companies in the world (source: also used a similar aqua glass bottle that is embossed with MONOGRAM SALAD OIL / SWIFT & CO. The amber jars are somewhat abundant though quite popular with the pint being the rarest with these half gallons being much rarer than the quarts.
A close inspection of the label which only notes "H. of the company name (due to label damage) and a check of a food bottle reference (Zumwalt 1980) indicates that this jar was used by the H. which was a pioneer San Francisco wholesale grocer beginning in the 1850s.
The repair appears to be only about 1/2" or - long and very shallow ( a chip, but totally in-making. The base is embossed with the Owens-Illinois Glass Co. Other examples of these tall bottles have the actual patent date embossed on the base (Caniff 1997). Click on the following links to view more images of this bottle: base view (embossing is minimally visible); close-up of the neck and tooled finish showing the tooled one-part finish.
Bottle used for and pictured on the Historic Bottle Website. makers mark that vaguely resembles the ringed planet Saturn (also called the "diamond O-I" mark) and indicates manufacture at plant #22 (Tracy, CA.) in 1944 most likely ("4" date code and the DURAGLAS embossing). PRIMROSE / REGISTERED (in a banner) / BRAND / WESTERN MEAT COMPANY - This is one of those odd bottles that looks like one thing - an early 20th century liquor bottle - but was actually something quite different - salad oil!
Here is a rare and desirable Western made wax sealer fruit jar dating from the 1870s. These bottles have tooled double ring finishes (with the upper portion distinctly larger than the lower portion) and were blown in a cup-base mold which likely had air venting (although evidence of air venting is lost in the heavily decorated body styling) - all attributes indicating manufacture between the 1880s and early 1910s.
The glass is a classic "SFGW" bluish aqua, 7 1/2" tall, with applied (pressed on ring) wax seal type finish. These bottles were neck labeled since labels could not adhere well to the lumpy body; click Stickney & Poor label to see an image of part of the neck label noting the company name...The glass also has a bit of whittle and an even smattering of tiny seed bubbles which are visible in the enlarged image.