More than a quarter of a century after the death of Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain, they auctioned off the iconic olive green jumpsuit he wore at the 1993 MTV Unplugged show for over € 300,000.
A cigarette burned by the dead jacketKurt Cobain With more dark spots, it became the most expensive jumpsuit or blouse ever sold at auction for $ 301,430, according to foreign news agencies. The auctioneers of auctioneer Julien expected that between 200,000 and 300,000 euros could be paid for the piece.
Jopa was the centerpiece of Julien's Auctions' fall auction, nicknamed Icons & Idols: Rock & N's. Roll He will offer, among other things, the blue-green mustang guitar of the late Nirvana singer, whom he played on the In Utero tour.
"Among your clothes, this jacket is the holy grail" the auction house CEO and president said in advance of the auction presentation Darren julien."Kurt created a grunge look – he didn't wear starry clothes," he added.
The Cobain jacket, however, was not the only item celebrated at the auction. His guitar Fender Mustang, which he used on Nirvana's In Utero tour in 1993, was raised at € 307,000.
Meanwhile someone for a motorcycle Harley Davidson XLH Sportster 1000 belonging to the singer Elvis presleydeducted € 96,000. The Presley Mercedes-Benz 450 SL Gold Coupe sold for € 113,000.
Velvet coat Michael Jacksonwhich he used for a party on his 65th birthdayElizabeth Taylorand at the premiere of his movie Ghosts, he grossed € 60,000.