The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Metal Lunch Boxes

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Schiffer Publishing, Limited, 1999 - Antiques & Collectibles - 168 pages
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Treasure one of the greatest forms of pop art in America--the metal lunch box. This is undoubtedly the most comprehensive and colorful compilation of metal lunch boxes ever published. Memories of childhood buddies carried to school each day are beautifully photographed from every angle to display the front, the back and the bands of every box. With sections on care and cleaning, a list of manufacturers, and color photographs of the over 500 boxes themselves, the authors have created a wonderful guide to an entertaining field in pop culture. The book includes foreign boxes and carry-alls as well as a section on advertising and original art.

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About the author (1999)

Allen Woodall has been collecting for over 30 years and lives with his wife Bonnie in Columbus, Georgia. Sean Brickell's interest in metal lunch boxes started with his Roy Rogers Chow Wagon box. He lives with his wife Bean and two children in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

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