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Bonanza Lunch Box

Catalog Data:

Collected for nmah:
Smithsonian Institution
Maker:
Aladdin
Physical Description:
plastic (handle material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 195 mm x 200 mm x 98 mm; 7 11/16 in x 7 7/8 in x 3 27/32 in
Object Name:
lunch box
Date made:
1965
Description:
This metal lunch box was manufactured by Aladdin Industries in 1965. The lunch box features imagery based on the TV western Bonanza which aired from 1959-1973 on NBC. Bonanza aired 430 episodes, and is one of the longest running shows of all time. Bonanza held the number one spot on the Nielsen ratings chart from 1964-1966.
Location:
Currently not on view
Subject:
Television
Lunch Boxes
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Depicted:
Allen Woodall and Sean Brickell. Illustrated Encyclopedia of Metal Lunch Boxes
ID Number:
1988.3160.62
Nonaccession number:
1988.3160
Catalog number:
1988.3160.62
See more items in:
Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center