Orbit Thermos

Description (Brief)
This tin, plastic and glass thermos bottle was manufactured by Thermos in 1963, and is the companion bottle to lunch box object number 2001.3100.13.01. It has a screw-on, red plastic cup lid and a red and tan, screw-on plastic stopper. The bottle features scenes of the Mercury space mission, with the rockets blast-off, orbit, and atmospheric re-entry.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Date made
King Seeley Thermos
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
tin (overall material)
plastic (lid material)
overall: 17 cm x 10 cm; 6 11/16 in x 3 15/16 in
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Family & Social Life
Lunch Boxes
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Allan Woodall, Jr.
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