Gonk toy

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.

Updated: 9 August 2019

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Gonk value and price guide

What's your Gonk worth? Here are some recently sold items.

Picture Title Date Price
1960 s toy by reybrook wonkie gonk 1960 S Toy By Reybrook Wonkie Gonk... 03/2021 $11.85
rare hairy gone gonk 1964 Rare Hairy Gone Gonk 1964... 02/2021 $90.00
marcelo gonk goncalv investigator miniature card Marcelo Gonk Goncalv Investigator Miniature Card... 12/2020 $11.81
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Stephens - March 4, 2013
I am looking to buy a gonk purse from around the 1960's any ideas would be appreciated