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Home > Auction #207 > KROGER'S GROCERY STORE TOP VALUE STAMPS "TOPPIE" THE ELEPHANT METAL LUNCHBOX WITH THERMOS.

Auction Icon KROGER'S GROCERY STORE TOP VALUE STAMPS "TOPPIE" THE ELEPHANT METAL LUNCHBOX WITH THERMOS.

Bidding has ended for this item.
Winning Bid: $2,784.26 (includes 15% Buyer's Premium)
Bids: 6
Bidding Ended: November 14, 2012 at 3:08 AM EDT
Auction: Auction #207 - Part I
Item numbers 1 through 1234 in auction 207.

Item Description

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)

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