January 31 Patent of the Day

On January 31, 1950, Lawrence Welk (ask your grandparents) received U.S. Patent No. D157,110, on a Lunch Box.  Check out the accordion pleats:








A “Symphony Burger” is still available at the Canyon Grille at the Welk Resort in Escondido, California, but there is no word on what happened to the Fiddlestring Fries.