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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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ImageCategoryPattern or ItemDescriptionYear PricedPrice
 Lunch BoxesThermosCabbage Patch Kid, Plastic, Yellow, 19832014Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesTom CorbettSpace Cadet, Metal, Blue, Aladdin, 19522014Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesTravelerMetal, Ohio Art, 1964, 2014Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesVW MicrobusRed, White, Metal, Omni Graphics Inc.1960s, 4 3/4 x 10 3/4 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesWagon TrainMetal, King Seeley Thermos Co.1964, 6 1/2 x 9 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesWranglerVinyl, Cowboy Lassoing Calf, Aladdin, c.19622014Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesAlvin & The ChipmunksVinyl, King Seeley, 19632013Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesAmerican ScenesMetal, American Thermos, 1958, 8 3/4 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesAstronautMetal, Dome, King Seeley, 19602013Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesBazooka Bubble GumRed, White & Blue, Topps, 1970s, 8 x 6 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesBullwinkleVinyl, King Seeley, 19632013Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesCare BearsEmbossed Images, Aladdin, 19842013Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesCarnivalCastle, Balloons, Roller Coaster, Metal, Universal, 1959, 8 3/4 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesCentral Fire StationDomed, American Thermos, 1959, 9 x 6 1/2 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesDisneylandMonorail, Submarine Voyage, Metal, Thermos, Aladdin, 1960, 7 x 8 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesDr. SeussThe Cat In The Hat, Horton The Elephant, Aladdin Industries, 19702013Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesFall GuyAladdin, 19812013Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesFlag-O-RamaFlags Of The United Nations, Metal, Universal, c.1954, 8 3/4 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesGet SmartAgent 99, Agent 86, K-13, King Seeley, 19662013Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesGuns Of Will SonnettMetal, King Seeley, 19682013Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesHeathcliff The CatCanadian Issue, Aladdin Industries, 19822013Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesHometown AirportDome, Metal, King Seeley, c.1960, 9 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesJetsonsDome, Metal, Aladdin, 1963, 9 x 4 1/2 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesKnight In ArmorMetal, Universal, c.1959, 8 3/4 In.2013Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesLand Of The GiantsNon-Raised Images, Aladdin, 19682013Login / Create Account for Price


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