Star Wars: A New Hope Lunch Box

Description (Brief):

This tin lunch box was made by Thermos in 1977. The box has a red plastic snap for a hinged lid and a collapsible red, plastic handle. The box has art from the movie Star Wars. The lid and sides are a starry black background, and the lid has an image of a TIE Fighter shooting at an X-Wing. The back shows Luke Skywalker, Ben Kenobi, and C3P0 in their landspeeder being stopped by storm troopers heading into Mos Eisley.

Date Made: 1977

Maker: King Seeley Thermos

Location: Currently not on view

General Subject Association: School Personal EquipmentReferenced: Star WarsFood Culture


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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2001.3101.18.01Nonaccession Number: 2001.3101Catalog Number: 2001.3101.18.01

Object Name: lunch box

Physical Description: tin (overall material)Measurements: overall: 23 cm x 19 cm x 10 cm; 9 1/16 in x 7 1/2 in x 3 15/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1197014

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