See vintage Thermos vacuum bottles in lunch kits from the ’50s, ’60s & ’70s

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Retro thermoses and lunch boxes from 1963

Good, home-prepared meals in a Thermos school lunch kit (1957)

Your child’s most important school supply

Only when you prepare the lunch yourself are you sure your youngster is getting the proper, balanced nourishment so necessary during busy school days. And only when you pack it in a Thermos vacuum bottle (for liquids) or extra-wide mouth food jar (for liquids or solid foods) can you be certain it will stay piping hot or cold … just the way it left your kitchen.

FREE School Lunch Menu Booklet included with every Thermos, School Lunch Kit. Booklet contains twenty simple, well-balanced lunch menus for growing children.

The American Thermos Products Company

Home-prepared meals in a Thermos school lunch kit (1957)

A vintage school lunch kit

These colorful designs will make a big hit with your boy or girl

New Pressure Seal Polly Red Top Stopper Nov on all 10 oz. vacuum bottles manufactured by Thermos, this new stopper is may for tiny fingers to remove and replace.

There are many brands of vacuum ware …the best known and most used bear the name Thermos.


Roy Rogers & Dale Evans lunchbox & thermos

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Red barn & silo vintage lunchbox & thermos

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School fun and activities lunchboxes

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Everyone loves Mickey! (1971)

Featuring the world’s all-time, best-loved superstar. The “Old Mickey” is brought to life on a fun thermos bottle that cuts straight across the generation gap. For all your customers, of all ages, all year ’round. Go get ’em — with Mickey!

1971 Mickey Mouse thermos


Various thermoses, lunch box kits, and water cooler in orange, plain steel, and green.

Vintage Thermos gifts from the 1950s (1)


More orange thermoses, heavy duty dark green lunch box, and steel / clear pitcher and cups set.

Vintage Thermos gifts from the 1950s (2)


More fun and fashionable styles of thermos and lunch box sets, themed with western, colorful herringbone, and a classy purse styled in red plaid.

Vintage Thermos gifts from the 1950s (3)


Various Aladdin lunch boxes and thermos

Aladdin school lunch kits and matching vacuum bottles — featuring Disney characters, Huckleberry Hound and friends, and the Rifleman!

Vintage Aladdin school lunch kits and matching vacuum bottles


Only Aladdin makes a thermos bottle for children (1973)

Nothing keeps things as hot or cold as a glass vacuum insulated container… in other words, a thermos bottle! Foam insulated bottles are not thermos bottles, not even when they bear the Thermos brand name.

This year, more than ever, it makes good sense to insist on an Aladdin school lunch kit for your child. They’re the only lunch kits being made today that contain thermos bottles. Not only that — Aladdin’s Safety-Sealed thermos has an exclusive wide-mouth that lets kids take hot nourishing home cooking to school. You can break the monotony of the daily sandwich routine with good hot stew, soup, spaghetti, etc. And using leftovers saves money, too.

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For your child’s sake, be sure it’s an Aladdin.

Aladdin thermos for kids (1973)


Thermos brings you the shatterproof lunch bottle for kids. (1973)

Thermos has just ended a shattering experience for your child, and a costly replacement problem for you.

This virtually unbreakable new bottle is now available in Thermos school lunch kits. It’s completely safe and will never shatter because it contains no glass. Yet it keeps milk cold (or cocoa hot) all morning, because it’s insulated with a highly efficient urethane specially chosen by Thermos — the people who know more than anybody about keeping things hot or cold.

This bottle gives you other advantages, too: there’s an inside stopper that prevents spilling while the top is being unscrewed. And the cup has a real handle your child can get a grip on.

Look for Thermos school lunch kits the only ones with The Roughnecks — the amazing bottles that are tougher than kids.

Peanuts thermos and lunch box (1973)


Back to school with Aladdin (1955)

There’s a sparkle of health that comes from good, nourishing food — a sparkle of enthusiasm that comes from owning a color Aladdin lunch kit and vacuum bottle. That’s especially true when both kit and bottle are decorated with their favorite hero or heroine. (Lunch box in image featuring ‘Wild Bill Hickok’)

Three exclusive features… especially important for boys and girls.

1. Non-grip pouring lip… prevents spilling, stained clothes.
2. ‘Quik-Lok’ cup & collar… twist, it’s off, twist, it’s on.
3. Sweet seal stopper… stays sweet and clean, outlasts cork.

Vintage 1950s Wild Bill Hickock thermos and lunch box

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