The Lone Ranger Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This tin lunch box was made by ADCO Liberty Manufacturing Corporation and has a metal snap for a hinged lid and a collapsible metal handle. The lunch box features drawings from the television series The Lone Ranger on the lid and back, which ran from 1949-1957 on ABC. The front features the Lone Ranger uttering his trademark phrase “Hi-Yo Silver!,” and the back is both the Lone Ranger and Tonto riding their horses, the Ranger saying “Hi-Yo Silver,” and Tonto saying “Get-em Up Scout!”
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
King Seeley Thermos
ADCO Liberty Mfg. Corp.
Physical Description
tin (overall material)
overall: 23 cm x 18 cm x 9 cm; 9 1/16 in x 7 1/16 in x 3 9/16 in
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Family & Social Life
Lone Ranger
Lunch Boxes
Popular Entertainment
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Lunch Boxes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Allan Woodall, Jr.
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