Kurt Cobain's Guitar Was Sold At Auction For A Record Price Of $6 Million
Kurt Cobain's guitar, which he played during Nirvana's performance on "MTV Unplugged" in 1993, went under the hammer on Saturday for a record $6 million, according to the Tweet by the auction house Julien"s Auctions.
According to the Associated Press, we are talking about an acoustic guitar Martin D-18E. Cobain played this guitar during the songs "About a Girl" and "All Apologies" on November 18, 1993, a few months before his death at the age of 27.
The owner of the musical instrument was Peter Friedman-the founder of the Australian company for the production of microphones Røde Microphones. According to Bloomberg, Friedman plans to organize an exhibition tour.
The previous record price was set when selling a collection of guitars by one of the leaders of Pink Floyd David Gilmour: for his Black Strat (Fender Stratocaster) gave $3.97 million.