Vintage Lunchboxes From the Past

Alladin Industries introduced the first lunchbox inspired by a television show when they produced this Hopalong Cassidy lunchbox in 1950 and 600,000 of these lunboxes for $2.39 each.
This Superman lunchbox sold at auction for $13,000.
Elvis Presley pictured on a lunchbox.
Captain Kirk and Dr. Spock pictured on a Star Trek lunchbox.

Dukes of Hazzard lunch box picturing three of the characters from the CBS television show.

The following links are to some of the most expensive lunchboxes at ebay.com:

http://cgi.ebay.com/VINTAGE-RARE-1962-ROCKY-BULLWINKLE-LUNCHBOX-THERMOS_W0QQitemZ400077543450QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item5d267ad81a#ht_1819wt_939

http://cgi.ebay.com/RARE-VINTAGE-1962-POPEYE-LUNCHBOX-THERMOS-UNIVERSAL_W0QQitemZ370271225848QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item5635e287f8#ht_2806wt_939

http://cgi.ebay.com/VINTAGE-0LD-1974-UNDERDOG-LUNCH-BOX-ULTRA-RARE-PAIL-KIT_W0QQitemZ400077528608QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item5d267a9e20#ht_2726wt_939

http://cgi.ebay.com/1966-Aladdin-The-Beatles-Lunch-Box-w-Thermos-Rare_W0QQitemZ110475319456QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item19b8d798a0#ht_500wt_1182

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Author: Andrew Godfrey

Retired from newspaper work after 38 years. Had served in the Army in Hawaii and Vietnam in the 60's. Am now retired and living in Sulphur, Louisiana.

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