Vintage 1959 PEANUTS LUNCH BOX, THERMOS Metal, SNOOPY! - (eBay item 310001806154 end time Dec-01-07 20:23:53 PST)
This colorful Thermos brand tin lunch box is marked, "Peanuts by Schulz, ©United Features Syndicate, Inc., 1950, 1954, 1959. Thermos Division King-Seeley Thermos Co." The matching half-pint thermos is marked, "Peanuts by Schulz, ©United Features Syndicate, Inc., 1950, 1954, 1959. Bottle No. 2868."
The lunch box lid features Schroeder playing his piano for Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus with his blanket and Snoopy. The other side shows Snoopy in aviator mode on his Sopwith Camel while Lucy, Linus and Charlie Brown observe. The narrow edges have strips with the characters buying tickets to a movie, kite flying, Snoopy behind enemy lines, and Charlie and Lucy playing baseball.
The thermos features Charlie Brown pitching a baseball over Snoopy's head to Lucy while Schroeder is in the outfield and Linus sucks his thumb.
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