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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 BoxesCabbage Patch KidsSquare, 1983 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesCare BearsEmbossed, Aladdin Industries, 1984 , 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesClash Of The TitansPegasus Attacking Monster, King Seeley, 1981 , 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesColonel Ed McCauley Space ExplorerAladdin Industries, 1960 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesDr. SeussThe Cat In The Hat, Horton, Embossed, Aladdin Industries, 1970 , 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesFall GuyAladdin, Square, 1981 , 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesFess ParkerBrown Simulated Leather, Black Handle, Standard Plastics Products, 1964 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesFlipperTin, Scenes On All Sides, King Seeley, 1966 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesGarfield The CatCartoon Image, Thermos, Plastic, 1978 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesGreat Wild WestIndians, War Bonnet, Paint Horse, Universal, 1959 , 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesGremlinsDriving Pink Corvette, Embossed, Aladdin Industries, 1984 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesHello KittyHappy Holidays, Tin, Japan, 1990 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesHolly HobbieBlue Plastic Handle, Aladdin Industries, 1981 , 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesIt’s About TimeMetal, Dome, 2 Astronauts Back In Stone Age, Aladdin, 1967 , 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesJet PatrolBoeing B-52, Star Fighter, Aladdin, 1957 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesJoe Palooka Lunch KitJoe & 2 Friends, Orange Round, Ham Fisher, 1948 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesLand Of The GiantsEmbossed, Aladdin, 1968 , 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesMcDonald’sRonald McDonald & Friends, Yellow, White Plastic, 1987,9 x 5 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesPac-ManPuffy Vinyl, Aladdin Industries, Copyright 1980, 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesPatch Quilt TypeDog, Flowers, Denim Look Background, Strap Handle, 1975 , 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesPeerlessEmbossed Double Bail Wire Loop Handles, Man Size, Tin, Pat. Jan.1, 1917 , 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesPinocchioRound, Tin, Handle, Red, Pinocchio & Friends, Disney Productions, 1940 , 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesSesame StreetBig Bird, Bert, Ernie, Elmo, Cookie Monster, Aladdin, 1984 , 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesSesame StreetCharacters, Aladdin, 1979 , 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 Lunch BoxesStrawberry ShortcakeAladdin, 1981 2012Login / Create Account for Price


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