Final prices are in for Syd's belongings

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Final prices are in for Syd's belongings

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I got this info this from the Astral Piper folks. Prices are in British Pounds after each item. Some of these bids are outrageous!


Lot 667 Homemade painted table 420

Lot 668 A modern painted kitchen chair 400

Lot 669 A modern 3 drawer chest 420

Lot 670 A painted and adapted chest of three drawers 340

Lot 671 A modern personalized Sanyo Micro Component system 550

Lot 672 Landscape, Cambridgeshire, mixed media 3800

Lot 673 Two A5 spiral notebooks 1300

Lot 674 A pair of homemade curtains printed with dancing animals 600

Lot 675 An adapted kitchen cupboard 380

Lot 676 A painted chest of 5 drawers 360

Lot 677 A modern desk lamp 900

Lot 678 A homemade side table or footstool 480

Lot 679 A homemade plywood shelving unit 190

Lot 680 A homemade side table 480

Lot 681 A homemade pine coffee table 420

Lot 682 Syds artificial Christmas tree and decorations 800

Lot 683 An A5 spiral bound notebook and another smaller notebook each containing notes on history 1700

Lot 684 Sharp micro system in original packaging with ?Roger?s old HiFi? written on the box 750

Lot 685 A modern painted and modified chest of 3 drawers 240

Lot 686 A modern painted and modified chest of 5 drawers 220

Lot 687 A modern painted chest of 3 drawers 340

Lot 688 Abstract painting ? mixed media 6000

Lot 689 Homemade light box 460

Lot 690 Syds Chair ? a cream leather reclining armchair 1100

Lot 691 A modified pine bedside chest of drawers 280

Lot 692 Syds basic tool kit 650

Lot 693 A modern low set of pine open bookshelves 180

Lot 694 A homemade and painted cupboard 300

Lot 695 A homemade and painted open fronted box 180

Lot 696 Syds homemade single bed frame 170

Lot 697 A homemade blanket box 170

Lot 698 A pair of easy chairs 550

Lot 699 A Caucasian wool kilim carpet 700

Lot 700 An A4 ringe binder of notes 1500

Lot 701 Two A4 ring binders of notes 2000

Lot 702 An adapted kitchen unit of 3 drawers 200

Lot 703 A small modern rug 600

Lot 704 A homemade painted walking stick stand 280

Lot 705 A homemade and painted open fronted cupboard 300

Lot 706 A modern wheelbarrow 400

Lot 707 A garden bench 650

Lot 708 A homemade and stained garden table base (no top) and a bird table 140

Lot 709 A homemade and painted side table 460

Lot 710 Pie Chart showing Summer and Winter solstice 5000

Lot 711 2 x ink stylised landscapes 6000

Lot 712 A homemade trinket box 700

Lot 713 A Work Mate 460

Lot 714 Syds easel 550

Lot 715 A homemade and painted letter rack 480

Lot 716 A homemade and painted workbox 600

Lot 717 Syds art materials 1800

Lot 718 Abstract of Gog Magog Hills 6000

Lot 719 Earth and Sky watercolour 4200

Lot 720 Summer Landscape oil painting 6500

Lot 721 An adapted and stained side table 700

Lot 722 An Ikea Billy bookcase 160

Lot 723 A homemade and painted table 600

Lot 724 A copy of The Compact Oxford English Dictionary 900

Lot 725 A collection of 23 art reference books 4000

Lot 726 A homemade white painted wall cabinet 340

Lot 727 A psychedelic cushion 1600

Lot 728 Collection of 8 maps and travel related books 1400

Lot 729 The remainder of Syds library 1700

Lot 730 A painted and adapted bedside unit 200

Lot 731 An adapted and painted laminate chest of 5 drawers 440

Lot 732 A pair of homemade speaker cases 1100

Lot 733 A painted stool 4400

Lot 734 A telephone table 420

Lot 735 A modern junior classical acoustic guitar 4000

Lot 736 A pair of homemade and painted speaker cases 700

Lot 737 Still life with lemons and green bottles on a shelf signed RB Jan ?06 9500

Lot 738 A homemade bread bin with clothes pegs 1400

Lot 739 Syds scrap book generally empty bar 5 pages 480

Lot 740 Syds principal scrap book 2200

Lot 741 Still life of Dried Flowers painted at Camberwell School of Art 8500

Lot 743 Syds earlier bike painted blue 5000

Lot 744 Syds Bike with basket, bell that rings and things to make it look good 5500
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What a way to WASTE money :smt082
What good or joy could those things bring to your life ?
Anyway, that and all the other things shouldn't even be worth that much - after all he was just an ordinary guy like most people who paid these prices will insist that he was.

He was just an ordinary guy, just like your next door neighbour. Would you pay ?1300 for Two A5 spiral notebooks from your next door neighbour?
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Someone going to add all of those prices up to work out how much his estate was worth?
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Where does the money from this actually go ? I never managed to find out.

Please don't tell me Syd's sister will pocket all of this ??? :shock: :shock: Particularly after her interview in the press a week after his death saying that he was just a normal person but then takes advantage of the fact everyone thinks differently.
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Rosemary and Alan will get it all I think. They are making a donation to a school/college I think.
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If those numbers are correct above, the total of the sales was ?119,890!!! Thats $234,000 US Dollars! Or 177,500 Euros!
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Yikes!!!! I'm sure Cheffins is "chuffed".
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Apparently, some of the money will be going to help young/upcoming artists and such?
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Here is an Excel spreadsheet with all the lots above with a currency converter added so you can see the final prices for all items in US Dollars, Euros and Pounds Sterling.

You will need MS Excel 1997 and later to open the file below.

http://www.neptunepinkfloyd.co.uk/text/ ... uction.xls


I also made a nice list in the News section with the items in descending order in terms of sale price!

http://www.neptunepinkfloyd.co.uk/news/?y=06&id=1130
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The sale catalogue described Barrett - who quit Pink Floyd in 1968 - as a man with a "total disinterest in materialism". Hahahahaha!!! What a great, fitting quote!
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-Barrett's family say some of the money raised will be used for "educational development" in the art world.


:shock: Some of the money ! Blimey, they?re truely out of cash :shock:
I wonder how much (and what) they sold before the auction already :lol: :lol:
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Surely they'll be inheriting Syd's royalty payments and the money he had already received from royalities before his death. He was worth 1.2 Million, was it ? :roll:
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Keith Jordan wrote:Here is an Excel spreadsheet with all the lots above with a currency converter added so you can see the final prices for all items in US Dollars, Euros and Pounds Sterling.

You will need MS Excel 1997 and later to open the file below.

http://www.neptunepinkfloyd.co.uk/text/ ... uction.xls
Nice spredsheet, thanks Keith :D