Electro-acoustic guitar of the leader of the rock group Nirvana Kurt Cobain was auctioned off at one of the auctions for a record six million (417 million). This was reported in Twitter account Juliens auction.
Initially, the value of the instrument was estimated at one to two million dollars. Attached is the original case. Guitar Martin D-18E Cobain played on MTV Unplugged concert In New York in November 1993, about five months before his death.
The previous world record at a cost established guitar Black Stratocaster David Gilmour, musician and one of the leaders of the group Pink Floyd. It was sold for a 3.95 million dollars.
Kurt Cobain — the leader and lead singer of Nirvana, one of the founders of the musical style of grunge. The band released three Studio and one live albums. The band broke up in 1994 after the suicide of Cobain. The total circulation of records sold of the group (including compilations and reissues) since then, over 80 million copies.
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