22 May 2023
One of them, a black-and-white Fender Stratocaster
that he broke on one of the many ‘Nevermind’ tours.
It was signed by the Nirvana members and features a message
from Cobain to his friend and fellow musician, the late Mark Lanegan,
to whom he reportedly gave the guitar in 1992.
The message: “Hell-o Mark! Love, Your Pal, Kurdt Kobain / Washed up rockstar.”
The guitar sold at an auction in New York last weekend
for nearly $600,000. Smells like a lot of money.
More details here via The Washington Post newspaper.
An electric guitar smashed up by Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain in the 1990s has sold for nearly $600,000 at auction in New York — at least seven times more money than the auction house had expected.https://t.co/gv2P3akDdL
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) May 22, 2023