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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1972
maker
King Seeley Thermos
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (part material)
Measurements
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
2004.3009.08
nonaccession number
2004.3009
catalog number
2004.3009.08
Credit Line
Gift of Thermos L.L.C. (through T. H. Chang)
subject
School Personal Equipment
Television
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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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