Dome Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This aluminum metal, dome lunch box was made by Thermos in the 1940s. The box has a steel handle, two snap closures, and vent holes. The box has a star stamped on the side of the lid. This box is typical of the metal domed boxes that were used before licensed boxes became commonplace.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1940s
maker
American Thermos Bottle Company
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (part material)
Measurements
overall: 26 cm x 13 cm x 22 cm; 10 1/4 in x 5 1/8 in x 8 11/16 in
ID Number
2004.3009.18
nonaccession number
2004.3009
catalog number
2004.3009.18
subject
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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