Blue Box Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This metal lunch box was made by Thermos in 1927. It was painted blue in a faux leather pattern with a gold finished interior. The box has a leather handle, a single metal snap and vent holes.
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
American Thermos Bottle Company
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
leather (handle material)
plastic (part material)
overall: 22.5 cm x 17.5 cm x 7.5 cm; 8 7/8 in x 6 7/8 in x 2 15/16 in
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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