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Pink Floyd's Inflatable Pig Going Up For Auction

08/27/2015
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(Classic Rock) Pink Floyd's unruly inflatable pig Algie is one of a number of rock-related props going up for auction next month. Algie the pig was flown above London's Battersea Power Station during a photo shoot for Floyd album Animals in 1977.

It broke free in high winds and led to flights being cancelled at the city's Heathrow airport. It was later found in a field in Kent, and eventually returned to creator Rob Harries.

He also made a giant pig's head for Roger Waters' Berlin Wall concert, as well as work for AC/DC and Iron Maiden, and the Babylonian woman from the Rolling Stones' stage set. Read more here.

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