Red Sports Lunch Box

Red Sports Lunch Box

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Description (Brief)
This red, rectangular lunch pail is made of steel and has two handles which are attached to each side and pivot up and down. There are white and black illustrations of children playing various activities like football, baseball, roller skating and cycling. The pail was made by Deco Ware around 1931.
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
overall: 11 cm x 13 cm x 20 cm; 4 5/16 in x 5 1/8 in x 7 7/8 in
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Carole Wells
School Personal Equipment
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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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