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Guitar Kurt Cobain from MTV Unplugged performance went under the hammer in USA

Guitar Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain with one of the most famous concerts MTV Unplugged In New York (1993) went under the hammer at auction in the US for a record $ 6 million.

"Sold for 6 010 000 dollars! A new world record for guitar! Guitar Kurt Cobain with Nirvana MTV Unplugged performances", - stated in the message of the auction house Julien's Auctions on Twitter.

Originally the guitar was estimated at 1-2 million dollars.

Cobain played on this electro-acoustic guitar Martin D-18E 18 November 1993, about five months before death. The guitar is annexed her original case.

Earlier at the same auction sold cardigan, in which Cobain played at that concert, it was sold for a record 334 thousand dollars. Then for 340 thousand dollars was sold his Fender Mustang guitar, which he played during the tour In Utero.

The previous world record of 3.95 million dollars belonged to the guitar Black Stratocaster David Gilmour, guitarist and one of the leaders of the band Pink Floyd.