Submarine Thermos

Submarine Thermos

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Description (Brief)
This tin, plastic and glass thermos bottle was made by Thermos in 1960. It has a red plastic, screw-on cup lid and a red and white plastic, screw-on stopper. The bottle has an image of an officer using a submarine’s periscope. The bottle is the companion of lunch box #2001.3101.06.01.
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Object Name
Date made
American Thermos Bottle Company
Physical Description
tin (overall material)
glass (overall material)
plastic (lid material)
overall: 21 cm x 11 cm; 8 1/4 in x 4 5/16 in
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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