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Gavels 'n' Paddles: A Playland for All mural, $21,600, Michaan’s Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: A Playland for All mural, $21,600, Michaan’s Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Playland for All – a mural by Dan Fontes and Ed Cassell, with a painted wooden sign, sold for $21,600 at a Playland-Not-At-The-Beach Auction held September 15th by Michaan’s Auctions in El Cerrito, Calif. Also, an original Laughing Sal, with a Jim Smith […]

Michaan's to Auction Contents of “Playland-Not-At-The Beach”

Michaan’s to Auction Contents of “Playland -Not-At-The Beach”

Michaan’s to Auction Contents of “Playland-Not-At-The Beach” Museum Collection in El Cerrito, September 15 Labor Day, 1972 marked the closure of Playland at the Beach, the historic San Francisco amusement park and landmark at Ocean Beach. A favorite entertainment destination of generations of Californians, the park was bulldozed and replaced by a condominium development. With this year’s Labor […]