Kurt Cobain’s legendary guitar sold for almost Rp66bn

Kurt Cobain
Kurt Cobain’s legendary guitar was sold for Rp66 billion. (Source: The Sun)

The guitar was successfully bought by Jim Irsay Collection, after a bidding war between collectors from around the world. They participate in auctions held online and by phone. Meanwhile, the selling price far exceeded the original estimate of US$600,000 (Rp8.8 billion).

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During his lifetime, Cobain considered the 1969 Fender Mustang one of his favorite guitars. This was revealed by the legend in his last interview with Guitar World.

“I’m left-handed, and it’s not easy to find a high-quality, affordable left-handed guitar,” Cobain told Guitar World, as per Variety.

“But of all the guitars around the world, the Fender Mustang is my favourite. I only own two of them,” he revealed. (at)