Bonanza Lunch Box

Description
This metal lunch box was manufactured by Aladdin Industries in 1965. The lunch box features imagery based on the TV western Bonanza which aired from 1959-1973 on NBC. Bonanza aired 430 episodes, and is one of the longest running shows of all time. Bonanza held the number one spot on the Nielsen ratings chart from 1964-1966.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1965
collected for nmah
Smithsonian Institution
maker
Aladdin
Physical Description
plastic (handle material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 195 mm x 200 mm x 98 mm; 7 11/16 in x 7 7/8 in x 3 27/32 in
ID Number
1988.3160.62
nonaccession number
1988.3160
catalog number
1988.3160.62
subject
Television
Lunch Boxes
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
depicted
Allen Woodall and Sean Brickell. Illustrated Encyclopedia of Metal Lunch Boxes

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