Jason By: Jason

Sunmark - Willy Wonka's Punkys candy box - free Punkys ball - 1986

Invoking so much typical 1980's design; neon colors, solid geometric shapes, and of course the Vans checkerboard - this is one Wonka box whose era is evident.


I'd not been able to find an image of a box for Wonka Punkys online before, so adding this box to my collection is pretty neat.


Gotta love the 80's-inspired mascots.

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  • Dan Goodsell PRO 5y

    I ate and saved these boxes for years. Must have tossed them at some point....
  • Jason PRO 5y


    Maybe they're still hidden somewhere, deep in your archives.
  • Dan Goodsell PRO 5y

    I am actually surprised I did not send away for the Punky Ball. I just found in my stuff a Wonka Travels Through Time poster which I think was a mail away from around the same time.
  • Pete Sorbi 5y

    that one is fantastic - can't get more 80s than that....
  • CheshireCat666 5y

  • plaidman76 5y

    Cool, though I don't remember these at all.
  • Brandon PRO 5y

    That box screams 1980s for sure. The mail-away ball would be fun to find, too.
  • Todd Franklin PRO 5y

    I don't remember seeing these and I always tried every Wonka candy back then. I wonder if they were more of a regional item?
  • robin g. PRO 5y

    Punkys! Not to be confused with Ska-ies!
  • Tracy Widdess 5y

    I ate many a box of these.
  • Cool 'Cuda 5y

    The candy of 1980s punks ;-)
  • Dr. Monster 5y

    YES! i try telling folks about these and everyone thinks i'm making it up. thanks for validating my foggy childhood memories. i didn't recall they were wonka though- for some reason i thought the name and box was a kind of NERDS rip, didn't remember they were sort of a legit spin off.
  • Shawn Robare PRO 5y

    Holy Crap!
  • Zoriana 5y

    Omg I would do anything to eat these again. I can still remember the taste!
  • Barbeque Socks 5y

    this box is incredible!! i have never heard of these. the punky ball just shot to the top of my want list!
  • bethie76 3y

    I LOVED these when I was little! Great that you have this :)
  • The Suburbs 3y

    seriously loved these...would love to have one more box!
  • hohoho35 11mo

    I used to love all the Willy Wonka candies growing up. These came out after Nerds and Runts. They were good, but just not as popular. Thanks for posting! Brings back some childhood memories.
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