Super Friends Lunch Box

Super Friends Lunch Box

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Description (Brief)
This steel lunch box was manufactured by Aladdin in 1977. It has a metal snap for its hinged lid and collapsible lavender plastic handle. The lunch box features images from Super Friends, a cartoon that ran from 1973-1986 on ABC featuring DC Comic’s superheroes. The lid of the box features action images of Superman, Wonder Woman, and Batman & Robin. The back has action shots of Flash, Batgirl, and the Green Arrow. One side has Batman, Robin, and Supergirl, while the other side features the Batman villains, Riddler, Catwoman, and the Joker.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1977
maker
Aladdin
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
plastic (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 21 cm x 19 cm x 9.5 cm; 8 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in
ID Number
2003.3070.16
nonaccession number
2003.3070
catalog number
2003.3070.16
Credit Line
Gift of Aladdin Industries (through Lillian B. Jenkins)
subject
School Personal Equipment
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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