One of Kurt Cobain’s guitars is going up for auction? Here’s your chance, but $$$

A custom built left-handed Mustang guitar once owned and played by Kurt Cobain is going up for auction. Created for Kurt in 1993 because there was no such thing as a left-handed Fender Mustang, it became one of his favourite guitars.

Is it real? Here’s a shot of Kurt onstage with the guitar.

And here’s a letter of authenticity provided by Courtney Love.

How much? The minimum bid is US$75,000, but estimates say it could go for up to US$500,000. A collector I know says that’s low; he believes the final price will be north of US$800,000.

Fill yer boots here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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