Star Wars: A New Hope Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This tin lunch box was made by Thermos in 1977. The box has a red plastic snap for a hinged lid and a collapsible red, plastic handle. The box has art from the movie Star Wars: A New Hope. The lid and sides are a starry black background, and the lid has an image of a TIE Fighter shooting at an X-Wing. The back shows Luke Skywalker, Ben Kenobi, and C3P0 in their landspeeder being stopped by storm troopers heading into Mos Eisley.
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
King Seeley Thermos
Physical Description
tin (overall material)
overall: 23 cm x 19 cm x 10 cm; 9 1/16 in x 7 1/2 in x 3 15/16 in
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Family & Social Life
Star Wars
Food Culture
Lunch Boxes
Popular Entertainment
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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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