The lid goes on and comes off easily but fits snugly to protect the wax-paper-wrapped sandwich and large slab of fruit pie that would have been customary to carry for lunch in those long ago days. Kids carried these to school when they lived too far away to go home for lunch and working men carried them into mines and factories. Maybe some housewives used them to carry berries home from the sweetest blackberry patch to make the pie that went into this pail on Monday morning!!
Measures 4 inches tall and 6 inches across the bottom.
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