Baseball Lunch Box

Baseball Lunch Box

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Description (Brief)
This yellow metal lunch box was made by Thermos in 1968. It has a hinged lid and a single silver snap. The box features colorful scenes of baseball players in action on the lid and sides of the lunch box. The back has a magnetic playing field, and a scoreboard and playing instructions are located on the bottom. The inside has two "Spin the Arrow" baseball game packets, each with four magnetic markers to use as runners in the game.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1968
maker
King Seeley Thermos
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (game material)
Measurements
overall: 22.5 cm x 18 cm x 10.5 cm; 8 7/8 in x 7 1/16 in x 4 1/8 in
ID Number
2004.3009.04
nonaccession number
2004.3009
catalog number
2004.3009.04
Credit Line
Gift of Thermos L.L.C. (through T. H. Chang)
subject
School Personal Equipment
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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