How Many Marbles? 1,743 to 1,779

I wonder how many marbles are in this jar?

a jar full of marbles

“Madonna” guessed 1,779, which was too high. Here’s the hint: More than 1,743, less than 1,779. Slowly I turned, step by step….

Entries are now closed. Entries are only from the comments to this post. Past entries no longer count. Entries will close around quarter after the hour! I’m moving to a half hour update schedule so that we will be sure to have a winner by the time Blogathon is supposed to be over!

On a side note, you can still sponsor me.

Entries are being accepted at 1,743 to 1,769.