Automat Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This black wooden lunch box was made by Thermos in 1916. It has a hinged lid with two metal snaps and a leather handle. There are two silver, metal lunch trays mounted on hinged extenders inside.
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
American Thermos Bottle Company
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
leather (handle material)
metal (snaps material)
plastic (part material)
overall: 28 cm x 10 cm x 15.5 cm; 11 in x 3 15/16 in x 6 1/8 in
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Lunch Boxes
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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