Monday, March 1, 2010

"Lucky Shnook" Monster Trolls

These odd trolls date to the 1960s, and were made by an unknown Hong Kong manufacturer capitalizing on the troll fad. Their scary heads have led to them being referred to as "monster" or "vampire" trolls, but the mint-in-package examples reveal their true identity: "Lucky Shnooks." Never would have guessed that one...

1 comment:

  1. We used to have these Shnooks in Australia when I was a kid in the 60s. The ones we had were made to sit on the end of a pencil. A bit unseemly when I think about it now. They were very popular, one of those fad toys,