Monday, March 1, 2010

Dam Troll

Although I have no interest in the cheap, China-made trolls of today, the original 1960s trolls made by Dam, Scandia House, and Uneeda captivate me. The early Dam trolls in particular are quite artistic, with an almost sculptural quality, and full of character.

This little 3 inch troll is one of my favorites. An early original Dam troll, it sports a remarkable crop of turquoise mohair in an "Albert Einstein" 'do. Just a fantastic troll!


  1. This looks like the trolls I had. My favorite one had purple hair.

  2. One of my neighbors, a very elderly woman, says of this troll: "my goodness, he's certainly immodest, isn't he? Looks rather like a flasher..."