Somebody really, really wanted Kurt Cobain’s MTV Unplugged cardigan
Published 09/11/2015 | 13:55
Kurt Cobain's oatmeal coloured cardi from Nirvana's session for MTV: Unplugged has sold for a whopping £140,800 (€130,000) at auction.
The cardi, a "blend of acrylic, mohair and Lycra which sports a missing button as well as a "burn hole and discolouration" is probably one of the most famous cardis in rock.
It bagged $60,000 more than expected from an unnamed bidder.
The item was one of several on sale from auction house Julien's on Sunday.
John Lennon's acoustic guitar fetched more than $2.4m (€2.2m) while a drum head used by Ringo Starr on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964, meanwhile, earned a whopping $2,050,000.
An Elvis jacket worn on stage in 1972 bagged $59,375 and his gold leaf grand piano went for $610,000.
JUST SOLD for $24,320 in our Icons and Idols auction Michael Jackson's jacket worn to Elizabeth Taylor's wedding! pic.twitter.com/paxYDqipSO— Juliens Auctions (@JuliensAuctions) November 7, 2015
Also, the jacket that Michael Jackson wore to Elizabeth Taylor's wedding made $24,320 while his Dangerous tour jacket fetched $25,600.
Joni Mitchell;'s stage played guitar went for $28,800.