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Maker:
American Thermos Bottle Company  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
glass (liner material)
plastic (lid material)
cork (stopper material)
Measurements:
overall: 22 cm x 7 cm; 8 11/16 in x 2 3/4 in
Object Name:
bottle
Date made:
1941
Description (Brief):
This plastic thermos bottle was made by Thermos in 1941. The bottle is red, black, and tan and is a half- pint size with a red, plastic screw-on cup lid, cork stopper and glass liner. The tag reads “The only Thermos, the Finest Vacuum Ware, ‘Thermos’ is a coined word, the name of a brand of vacuum ware made by The American Thermos Bottle Company, and <u>by no one else</u>. Do not accept a substitute.” This was an attempt to protect the Thermos brand but the trademark soon passed into generic usage.
Location:
Currently not on view
Credit Line:
Gift of Thermos L.L.C. (through T. H. Chang)
ID Number:
2004.3009.17.02
Nonaccession number:
2004.3009
Catalog number:
2004.3009.17.02
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-728a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1273728