Bobby Sherman Lunch Box

Bobby Sherman Lunch Box

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Description (Brief)
This metal lunchbox was manufactured by Thermos in 1972. The lunch box has a color photo illustration of Bobby Sherman on the front and a biography on the back. This lunch box is an interesting example of marketing a teenage heartthrob to young girls. The lunch box is covered with hearts, and Bobby’s vital stats are listed so his adoring fans could get to know him better.
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
King Seeley Thermos
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (part material)
overall: 22.5 cm x 10 cm x 19 cm; 8 7/8 in x 3 15/16 in x 7 1/2 in
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Thermos L.L.C. (through T. H. Chang)
School Personal Equipment
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Lunch Boxes
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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So very grateful to whom ever made this happen for Mr. Sherman. His continuing work with the police and emergency personal in the Los Angeles, CA area and, BBSC Foundation. He was and still is a wonderful example to us all.

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