The news that Algie, the giant inflatable pig that appears on the cover of Pink Floyd’s “Animals” in 1977, will be sold at auction was widely reported in the week. Now announces However, Air Artists, which made the pig, it does not get any sales.
– The pig will be back to Pink Floyd, says company owner Rob Harries.
He says the auction firm went public with the news that Algie was for sale before Pink Floyd take lats and the band, once was asked, wanted to wear a pig.
At the September auction will still various inflatable rock artifacts to be sold – including the pig’s head as Pink Floyd member Roger Waters used in his “The Wall” -konsert in Berlin in 1990 and Freddie Mercury and Brian May-caricatures from Queens tour, 1986.