Kurt Cobain Unwashed Cardigan Sold For An Eye-Popping Price
KURT COBAIN – Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain’s cigarette-burned cardigan was sold at an auction for an eye-popping price.
American singer-songwriter and guitarist Kurt Cobain is the frontman of the famous rock band Nirvana. He is considered one of the iconic musicians in the world.
The singer was hailed as “the spokesman of a generation” and became the subject to media attention. He struggled with illegal drugs and depression during the last years of his life.
Kurt Cobain is idolized by millions of people from different countries around the globe. Some of his possession was sold for auction like the sweater he wore during their band’s “Unplugged” special on MTV in 1993. He died six months after the taping.
Based on a report from the New York Post, the late singer’s tatty green cardigan was sold for a whopping price at an auction. It has not been washed since his death in April 1994.
Kurt Cobain’s sweater became an iconic part of his image. His widow, Courtney is the one who gave him the sweater. It has a burn hole and cigarette stains.
According to the report, the grubby cardigan was brought for over $100K four years ago. The price went up to $334,000. It became the most expensive cardigan auction of all time. The winner of the auction cashed in on the cardigan over the phone and he wanted his identity to remain anonymous.
Based on the report, the chief executive officer of the auction houses, Darren Julien said the cardigan is “the holy grail of any article of clothing that he ever wore.”
“Kurt created the grunge look; he didn’t wear show clothes,” he added.
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