THE cigarette-burned cardigan worn by Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain for an iconic MTV Unplugged set is tipped to sell for £200,000.
The Smells Like Teen Spirit star was seen in the grungy woolly in 1993.
5 The cardigan worn by Kurt Cobain for an MTV Unplugged set in 1993 is set to sell for £200,000 Credit: Getty – Contributor
5 The grungy woolly is among rare rock memorabilia to be auctioned in LA on Friday Credit: AFP or licensors
The garment is being sold in LA on Friday to mark 25 years since the
singer’s untimely death.
The body of the American 27-year-old was found at his Seattle home by an electrician who had come to fit a home security system.
He had shot himself in the head and was found to have had a large amount of heroin in his system.
The Nirvana frontman’s hospital gown from his legendary Reading Festival set
previously went on sale for £40,000.
5 The cardigan features scorch holes from cigarettes Credit: AFP or licensors
Cobain was pushed on to the stage in a wheelchair at the 1992 show, considered one of the band’s greatest gigs.
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on-off partner Courtney Love gave the gown to a shocked fan who had attended a vigil for him, two years after the star’s death.
The fan kept hold of it for 25 years before deciding to consign it for sale.
5 The hospital gown worn by the Nirvana frontman at Reading in 1992 previously went on sale for £40,000 Credit: Getty – Contributor
5 The gown was kept by a fan for 25 years before they decided to put it up for sale Credit: Bournemouth News
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