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    prism Original DSOM artwork up for auctin

    I just got notified of this auction: http://www.sfae.com/exhibitions/2018...ers/index.html

    ART OF THE ALBUM COVER

    Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon Original Artwork Headlines
    The Most Valuable Rock & Roll Art Exhibition Ever Assembled:
    OVER $25 MILLION IN ORIGINAL ALBUM COVER ART TO BE FEATURED!
    San Francisco Art Exchange LLC (SFAE) is proud to announce the most important exhibition of original album cover-related artwork in the history of the art of Rock & Roll. The exhibit will run from 9/12 - 10/31. All the artwork is for sale!

    The incredible original artwork for Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon (1973), a multi-million dollar artifact considered to be the single most valuable and important work in Rock history, will be featured and available for acquisition throughout the exhibition.
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    I don't completely understand.
    Is it an auction of the original graphic of the cover?
    Or is it an auction of a limited edition serigraph reproduction, as stated in the small letter?
    R.M.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ruben77 View Post
    I don't completely understand.
    Is it an auction of the original graphic of the cover?
    Or is it an auction of a limited edition serigraph reproduction, as stated in the small letter?
    It's a proof. A seriagraph, not the original artwork.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roscoe59 View Post
    It's a proof. A seriagraph, not the original artwork.
    Thanks for explaining. I guess if one doesn't read carefully the small letter and the web's wording, one can be misguided to think otherwise.
    R.M.

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    I wonder who owns the original.
    It could be either George Hardie or the Thorgerson estate, but it's more than likely EMI/Capitol.
    "I don't know; I was really drunk at the time." - Henry McCullough

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldpink View Post
    I wonder who owns the original.
    It could be either George Hardie or the Thorgerson estate, but it's more than likely EMI/Capitol.
    Who owns it... and how much is it worth (if it actually can be appraised).
    Shall we live enough to see it selling for as many millions as some paintings by renowned artists of the past?
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    Wonder if Alan Parsons owns it....

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    Page 23 with description on page 34 - http://www.sfae.com/exhibitions/2018..._cover_art.pdf

    Certainly not the finished album cover, but I can't see how there's another copy like this.
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