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The guitar used by Kurt Cobain in the Smells Like Teen Spirit video is up for auction

The guitar used by Kurt Cobain in the Smells Like Teen Spirit video is up for auction

One of the most memorable moments in Nirvana’s career was a huge video clip smells like teen spirit،, which cemented the group as one of the standards in alternative rock bands’ dumps It appeared in the late eighties. The guitar used by Kurt Cobain in this clip will be auctioned off in the next few days.

It’s a brand tool Original Fender Mustang from 1969. This auction will be sold by Julien’s Auctions as part of their Music Icons event. The event is set for next May 20, and Initial bids are expected to be approximately US$600,000 and US$800,000.

The guitar is rare, because being left-handed makes it even rarer. “I’m left-handed, and it’s not very easy to find a quality guitar at a reasonable price”, Detailed two cups to the guitar world. “But of all the guitars in the world, the Fender Mustang is my favourite,” he said.

The Fender Mustang guitar used by Kurt Cobain in the video to smell like teenage soul (Photo by Robin Beck/AFP)

A simple detail is that According to Cuban himself, he had only two guitars of this model, Which makes it more exclusive. Needless to say, the musician used different models and brands of guitars (Fender Stratocaster, Univox), The one he used to smash on stage at the end of Nirvana performances.

“Items of the personal property of Kurt Cobain with such an astonishing and unprecedented origin of his life and career are rarely available for public sale,” says Darren Julien, president and CEO of Julien Auctions.

the video Filmed on August 17, 1990, at GMT Studios in Culver City, California. “I remember walking out of that theater and just about everyone there was screaming like crazy and smashing windows and smashing and wanting to get high. It totally affected them and it affected them. That may not have been the intention of the guy who made the movie, and it’s a great movie, but that’s what happened,” Kurt told Melody Maker in 1993.

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