Sports Themed Lunchbox Tin Pail with Handles and Lid c.1930s

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    FOR SALE ☞ Red Deco Ware Sports Lunch Pail

    DESCRIPTION ☞ This red, rectangular lunchbox pail is made of steel and has two handles which are attached to each side and pivot up and down. There are white and black illustrations of children playing various activities like football, baseball, roller skating and cycling. The lid has a picture of two children on a toboggan. White/Cream interior and underside. The pail was made by Deco Ware around 1931 according to the National Museum of American History.

    DIMENSIONS ☞ approx 7.5" x 5" x 4" (not incl. the handles)

    CONDITION ☞ Fantastic shape for it's age and prior use! Some small scuffs in paint, and very slight staining on white paint inside and underneath. Handles move freely up and down. No other major scuffs, rust or markings that we could see. Overall it is a very clean and sturdy piece for being 90 years old! Please see photos. Colors may differ slightly in real life from how it appears on your screen due to varying monitor settings.

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    Very happy with purchase, Thank you