Cobain's guitar from “Smells Like Teen Spirit” sells for $4.5 million

Late last week, the guitar that Kurt Cobain used in the video for Nirvana's "Smells like teen spirit" went to the auction block. The 1969 Fender Mustang Competition Lake Placid blue finish electric guitar was estimated to sell between $600,000-$800,000. It ended up bringining in $4.5 million!. According to Julien’s...
Picture for Cobain's guitar from “Smells Like Teen Spirit” sells for $4.5 million

Cobain guitar on block to help Colts' mental health cause

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay spent years putting together his expansive guitar collection. Now he’s trying to add a Fender Mustang electric guitar used by Kurt Cobain. Cobain’s family is auctioning off the blue guitar used in Nirvana’s iconic “Smells Like Teen Spirit” music video...

Sale of Cobain’s “Teen Spirit” Guitar Will Steer Money to Colts’ Mental Health Foundation

(INDIANAPOLIS) – The Colts and the family of a rock icon are teaming up to fight mental illness. Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain said in interviews the vintage 1969 Fender guitar he played on the blockbuster “Nevermind” album, including in the video for “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” was his favorite. 28 years after Cobain’s death by suicide, his family is selling the guitar and some of his other belongings at auction later this month, with some of the proceeds to go toward mental health. That brought them to “Kicking the Stigma,” the foundation created two years ago by Colts owner and guitar collector Jim Irsay.

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