Childrens French enamel lunch pails come in a variety of sizes and colors. The medium size in light green or yellow speckled are the most common. Other colors include dark green, brown, tan, cream, orange and blue in various speckled combinations and sometimes in solid colors. Other sizes include small, large ands rarely extra large. Most have the familiar octagon shape , but earlier ones are curved. Complete lunch pails include an alluminum tray inside and wire handle.
Childrens lunch pails make an interesting collection on a shelf or counter top and are useful for holding assorted loose items such as candies, sugar packets, tea bags, loose change or miscelleaneous small do dads.