The Harlem Globetrotters Thermos

Description (Brief)
This tin, plastic and glass thermos bottle was made by Thermos in 1971. It has a screw-on, blue plastic cup lid and a beige and red screw-on, plastic stopper. The thermos has a red and white striped design and colorful portrait drawings of the team members from The Harlem Globetrotters television show on the side of the thermos. The Harlem Globetrotters was a Hanna-Barbera carton that ran from 19770-1973, featuring the real players from the real team at that time, with their fictional manager Granny settling conflicts around the world with basketball games.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle
Date made
1971
depicted
Harlem Globetrotters
maker
King Seeley Thermos
Physical Description
tin (overall material)
glass (overall material)
plastic (lid material)
Measurements
overall: 17 cm x 10 cm; 6 11/16 in x 3 15/16 in
ID Number
2001.3100.19
nonaccession number
2001.3100
catalog number
2001.3100.19
subject
Family & Social Life
Lunch Boxes
Popular Entertainment
Television
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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