Syd Barrett Guitar Auction October 2021

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Syd Barrett Guitar Auction October 2021

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Pink Floyd founding member Syd Barrett’s 12 string guitar, which he discussed in his 1971 Rolling Stone interview, is up for auction by Cheffins. His nephew Mark Barrett, aged 57, is now selling the 12-string Yamaha acoustic guitar with proceeds to be split evenly between mental health charity Mind and the Arthur Rank Hospice in Shelford Bottom.

https://www.neptunepinkfloyd.co.uk/syd- ... or-auction



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So, he didn't meet his uncle Syd during all of his 57 years? Was Barrett family estranged?
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Perhaps he saw him when he was younger and was making the point that he never got to know him as a grown up because he didn't have visitors except for his sister, Rosemary. And the NME!
“Unfortunately, I never got to know my uncle Roger, though I would have loved to, but he was a recluse in his later years.”