|Winning Bid:||$2,784.26 (includes 15% Buyer's Premium)|
|Bidding Ended:||November 14, 2012 at 3:08 AM EDT|
Auction #207 - Part I
Item numbers 1 through 1234 in auction 207.
American Thermos Products Co. ŠTop Value Enterprises, Inc. c. 1958 Kroger's promotional lunchbox/thermos set. Toppie the plaid elephant, is featured in repeated front and back panel art w/balloon design band. Differing Toppie images appear on left and right side panels. Box shows obvious wear w/entire outer rim edge showing bare metal and interior showing mostly bare metal. This is more noticeable on back rim edge. Main panels and band have scattered paint nicks/hairline scratches. Bottom of band has wear to raised manufacturer text and has a .5x1" area of paint bubbling. Interior of box shows moderate wear w/paint flaking at edges. VG overall, but main panels remain bright and glossy. Comes w/8" tall metal thermos w/plastic cup. Features repeat illustration of Toppie as seen on box. Moderate wear w/some scattered paint nicks/flakes w/some traces of bare metal showing. VG. One of the top lunchbox rarities, this box is rarely seen and highly sought after. (L - $2000 to $5000)