Astro Space Lunch Box

Description (Brief):

This domed, tin lunch box was manufactured by Thermos in 1960. The lunch box has two metal snaps for a hinged lid and a collapsible red plastic handle. The lunch box is covered with images of space scenes, including lunar exploration, satellites, and spaceships.

Date Made: 1960

Maker: American Thermos Products Co.

Location: Currently not on view

General Subject Association: School Personal Equipment


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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Allan Woodall, Jr.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2001.3100.08Nonaccession Number: 2001.3100Catalog Number: 2001.3100.08

Object Name: lunch box

Physical Description: tin (overall material)Measurements: overall: 23 cm x 19 cm x 12 cm; 9 1/16 in x 7 1/2 in x 4 3/4 in


Record Id: nmah_1196967

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