Orbit Thermos

Description (Brief):

This tin, plastic and glass thermos bottle was manufactured by Thermos in 1963, and is the companion bottle to lunch box object number 2001.3100.13.01. It has a screw-on, red plastic cup lid and a red and tan, screw-on plastic stopper. The bottle features scenes of the Mercury space mission, with the rockets blast-off, orbit, and atmospheric re-entry.

Date Made: 1963

Maker: King Seeley Thermos

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Allan Woodall, Jr.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2001.3100.13.02Nonaccession Number: 2001.3100Catalog Number: 2001.3100.13.02

Object Name: bottle

Physical Description: glass (overall material)tin (overall material)plastic (lid material)Measurements: overall: 17 cm x 10 cm; 6 11/16 in x 3 15/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-6475-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1196974

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