Real Laughing Sal is where?

02/23/03 - posted by P.S. Perris - PSPerris<at>

OK, where's the real Laughing Sal from Playland?

According to the Musee Mecanique, their Sal is the original. However, other knowledgable sources state the Fun House Sal is actually owned by a fellow named John Wickett and is in his private collection.

I must admit, upon comparing historic photos of the Fun House Sal with the Zelinsky Sal in the Musee Mecanique, I'm tending to think Wickett has the "authentic" Sal.


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