Addy's Bandbox, made out of a thin wood slightly stronger than cardboard, can carry many of her tiny treasures. Addy can easily hold the box in her arm because of an adjustable brown leather strap tacked to the sides of the box. The amorphous purple and black patterns are scattered on a bluish background. A copy of a Harper's Weekly lines the bottom of the box. You can read in its entirety, "The Song of the Blue-Bells."
At first, I didn't like the colors and patterns, but they are starting to grow on me. The colors are pretty and unusual and truly stand out from the usual AG fare. I think the periodical inside is adorable and adds to its authenticity. I love how it hangs on Addy's arm quite easily. My only wish was that the wood was a little sturdier, and I would hesitate to put anything inside that's heavy and would jostle around. It seems rather fragile compared to the other travel suitcases, such as Felicity's trunk and Sam's valise. I think my box is at least ten years old and doesn't show any sign of yellowing or the glue getting undone.
I'd give it an overall A-, mainly because it seems rather fragile (it would not survive it I accidentally stepped on it).