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Maker:
American Thermos Bottle Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 26 cm x 13 cm x 22 cm; 10 1/4 in x 5 1/8 in x 8 11/16 in
Object Name:
lunch box
Date made:
1940s
Description (Brief):
This aluminum metal, dome lunch box was made by Thermos in the 1940s. The box has a steel handle, two snap closures, and vent holes. The box has a star stamped on the side of the lid. This box is typical of the metal domed boxes that were used before licensed boxes became commonplace.
Location:
Currently not on view
Subject:
School Personal Equipment  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Thermos L.L.C. (through T. H. Chang)
ID Number:
2004.3009.18
Nonaccession number:
2004.3009
Catalog number:
2004.3009.18
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-728b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1273729