Johnny Lightning Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This steel lunch box was manufactured by Aladdin Industries in 1970. The lunch box has a metal snap for a hinged lid and a collapsible green, plastic handle. Johnny Lightning was a die cast model car brand manufactured from 1969-1971 and 1994-present. There is an illustrated National Safety Council “Safety First” message printed in black and white on the interior lid.
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
Aladdin Industries Incorporated
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
overall: 21 cm x 20 cm x 10 cm; 8 1/4 in x 7 7/8 in x 3 15/16 in
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Lunch Boxes
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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