""Does anyone here know who Pauline Blades is and did Syd sign for record promos?"
Just searched Birdy Hop - somebody asked Ian Moore who knew Syd if he knew "a woman named Pauline Blades by any chance? or…"
"The fan group post wasn't claiming that Cheffins forged Syd's signature but a buyer or buyers of job lots could have added it to unsigned books later + it was only one person's speculation. Sorry, turned up in group searches for…"
"Missed out on getting this book (it's out of print now & the price has gone right up), but David Parker's Random Precision: Recording the Music of Syd Barrett 1965-1974, has a page with examples of signatures - iirc from contracts…"
"According to various Syd fan groups this poem/interview isn't Syd's handwriting but handwritten (copied?) by Bernard White for his fanzine, Terrapin. An auction site mistakenly sold it (or tried to) as being written by Syd."
"There was an episode of Alan Yentob's BBC documentary series Imagine about authenticating Warhol paintings & what makes a Warhol a legit Warhol when he often had other people do some/mostof the work - featured a guy who was obsessed with…"