Monday, April 19, 2010

Iggynormous Troll

Too bad I didn't have this guy in time for my Troll Blog-a-thon back in March: he is definitely the highlight of my collection. Made by Thomas Dam in Denmark at the height of the 1964 craze, this was one of the biggest trolls available. Standing a formidable 12 inches tall, he dwarfs his standard-sized 3 inch companion. These huge trolls were named "Iggynormous" and came in a wide variety of hair, eye, and clothing colors. This one is in minty condition and still bears his original ribbon and tag.






People who already dislike the trolls tend to be especially disturbed by Iggy. The impact seems to be intensified by the size. My friend Ron took one look at him, stopped short, pointed at Iggy accusingly and said, "THAT is really terrifying." I actually had to put him (Iggy, not Ron) away for awhile.

5 comments:

  1. he is a beauty. I collect trolls too, I hardly find them terrifying with those sweet little smiles,

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  2. I am immune to troll disturbance. Iggy is amazing!!

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  3. Hello, this is about your rocking horses, I am redoing a rocking horse and don't know how to replace the hair, it is for my daughters 2nd birthday so I am not concerned with keeping it original. Do you mind e-mailing me or hopping over to my blog? There are pics of it up! Thank you!!!

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  4. Love Iggy. I have one too with blue hair.

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