"Just picked up collection of instruments, artwork, stage clothing & memorabilia from well known member of iconic band, all will be revealed!"
"Yes - we can now announce that it is Porl Thompson and there are about 15 pieces of original artwork in the sale. Over 100 lots in total!"
"Don't miss 19th May
Photo from Coventry Telegraph. (Thanks @AaronLaw92)
Update: Ad from Record Collector. (Thanks Perfect.Murder)
Update (4/29): The video preview is up and the catalog has been posted.
Update (4/30): From Omega Auctions on YouTube: "Porl is absolutely fine and is busy working on other projects. He will issue a letter to fans in the next few days..."
And from Perfect.Murder: "I spoke to the auctioneer today, and the guy had just put down the phone on Porl...he said he was absolutely fine and just clearing up...:)"
Also, I asked if Porl would attend the auction, here's their reply: "Not sure yet if Porl is attending. It has been discussed and we will let you know once confirmed."
Update (5/1): A note from Porl about the auction.
Update (5/7): You can now buy a copy of the catalog on ebay for £7.
Update (5/11): 3 items, including the 1961 Fender Stratocaster Hardtail, are up on ebay. If they do not meet their reserve price, they will be sold at the May 19th auction.
Update (5/18): From @OmegaAuctions - "24 hrs to go until the Porl Thompson auction. Porl can no longer attend due to an injury but wishes everybody good luck with their bids! :)"