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Lunch Boxes
Lunch Boxes

Lunch boxes and lunch pails have been used to carry lunches to school or work since the nineteenth century. The first lunch box came out in 1902 and was shaped like a picnic basket, with scenes of children playing on it. Today, most collectors want either early tobacco advertising boxes or children's lunch boxes made since the 1930s. These boxes are made of metal or plastic. Boxes listed here include the original Thermos bottle inside the box unless otherwise indicated. Movie, television, and cartoon characters may be found in their own categories. Tobacco tin pails and lunch boxes are listed in the Advertising category. 

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 Lunch BoxesDr. Seuss Cat In The Hat, Fishbowl, Square, Embossed Metal,19702017Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesHome Town Airport Dome, Metal, Handle, Aircraft,1960, 7 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesIncredible Hulk Action Scenes, Embossed Metal,1978, 7 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesJames Bond Secret Agent,7, Goldfinger, Metal, Disco Volante,1966,2017Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesJetsons Dome, Metal, Hanna-Barbera, Aladdin,19632017Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesJunglebook Mowgli, Baloo, Metal, Aladdin,19662017Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesKiss Band Photo Images, Metal, Plastic Thermos, Handle,19772017Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesLost In Space Metal, Dome, Handle, Latches,19672017Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesMajor League Baseball MLB Metal, Handle, Magnetic Game,1968, 7 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesPac-Man Metal, Ghosts, Yellow, Blue, Aladdin,1980,2017Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesPorky Pig Porky’s Lunch Wagon, Dome, Metal, Handle,19592017Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesTin Working Man’s, Gold Paint, Bail Handle, Square, Cylindrical Neck, c.1900, 3 x 4 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesVolkswagen Bus Figural, Red & White, Metal, Handle, 1960s, 11 x 7 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesVoyage To The Bottom Of The Sea Seaview Submarine, Metal, Embossed,1967,2017Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesAstronauts Spaceships, Dome, Metal, American Thermos Products, c.19602016Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesBarnum Bailey Circus Tiger, 2-Sided, Vinyl, King-Seeley,19702016Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesBonanza Characters, Metal, c.19642016Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesBus Shape Red, White, Plastic, Omni-Graphics,19602016Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesCampus Queen Couple, Formal Outfit, 2-Sided, Metal, King-Seeley,19672016Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesDagwood & Blondie Characters, Multicolor, Metal,1969,2016Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesDome Black, Metal, Stamped, King-Seeley Thermos Co.,2016Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesGremlins Gizmo, Mystical Box, Metal, 1980s,2016Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesGunsmoke Western Scene, Embossed, Aladdin,1972,2016Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesHogan’s Heroes Metal, Dome, Lithograph, Bing Crosby Productions, Aladdin,19662016Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesJurassic Park Logo, Van, Plastic2016Login / Create Account for Price


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