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1920s Vintage Dazey #6 Hand-Turned Glass Butter#1155015

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1920s Vintage Dazey #6 Hand-Turned Glass Butter#1155015
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Before butter and margarine appeared on the grocer's shelf, people made their butter at home. We all are familiar with the dash churn seen in many depictions of log cabin life. The glass churn has a long and significant history as well. As an improvement from dasher-type churns, hand-turned glass churn jars were used from the 19th to the mid-20th century, when they were motorized. Because butter was easily available by this time, people bought their butter instead of making it, and most butter churns became unnecessary and went out of fashion.<p>

Early Glass churns came in 4 sizes, depending on the number of quart capacity: 1, 2, 3 or 4 quart. Larger, 5-and 6-quart jars came onto the scene after 1925. Jars varied in their shapes as well, from the beveled edge horseshoe to the square-shouldered Bullseye with raised company information to the sloped shoulder type, with a metal top and crank mechanism. This type was made for ease in cleaning in the upper corners of the jar. All used either 2 or 4 paddles on the inside of the jar to churn the butter.<p>

The Dazey Company of St. Louis, Missouri, the manufacturer of this glass churn, is one of the best-known manufacturers of glass churn jars. Early in the 20th century, Nathan P. Dazey began to produce these glass churn jars. But he did not invent the technology. Instead, he purchased the rights to the design of the glass churn from E.B. Jones from the EZ Churn Company whom he met while selling can openers in Dallas. He saw an opportunity ...
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<tr><td>Condition:Excellent</td></tr>
<tr><td>Year:1925</td></tr>






<tr><td>Title:1920s Vintage Dazey #6 Hand-Turned Glass Butter Churn</td></tr>


<tr><td>Type:Glass Churn</td></tr>
<tr><td>Location:Hillsboro, Ohio USA</td></tr>
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