Aladdin Red Plaid Metal Lunchbox W/ Thermos - Looks Complete 1950s - 1960s Aladdin Red Plaid Textile pattern on Metal lunchbox ( “Safety First” rules as published by the National Safety Council on inside of lunchbox) is sturdy, bright, colorful and in good condition.Aladdin Industries was instrumental in bringing the metal lithography of textile and woven reed basket art to lunch boxes in the 1950’s. The red plaid textile pattern on this Aladdin metal lunch box is bright and shiny.
The top of the lunchbox is in good condition, with no deep scratches or dents. Normal wear around the edges of lunch box. Please see pics. The white piping around the edge of top portion of lunch box has some white paint loss on sides , but front where the clasp is located in good condition. Please see pics. Sides and back of lunchbox are in good condition – minor scratches and no paint loss.
Front of lunchbox has two rub areas where handle has rubbed against side of box. Also has a tape residue at front of box under the clasp. Please see pics. Bottom of lunch box has paint loss and rubs from wear. Please see pics. Handle is tight with no chips or breaks. Clasp is tight and shiny. Hinge is intact and tight. Inside of lunchbox is shiny with only wear and use marks ... read more