A gonk is an egg-shaped furry novelty toy with googly eyes and small arms and legs that was popular in the 1960s. They often resemble trolls and were created by Robert Benson and Sheila Stanton. They were associated with Op art, hep and mod culture.
Gund sold Gonks in the US, including inflatable vinyl versions. Gonks were also homemade.
They were featured in the film title design of the 1965 film Gonks Go Beat.
What's your 'Gonk' worth? Here are some recently sold items (Canada).
|Glook Plush Stuffed Animal Fuzzy Cuddly||08/2019||C $118.79|
|Gone Figure 60s Orange Hairy Mcm Toy||08/2019||C $92.40|
|1960 S Furry Hairy Type Carnival Novelty||08/2019||C $33.00|
|Plush Glook Weepul Wuppie Plush Fur Ball||09/2019||C $21.78|
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