Two played-and-smashed Kurt Cobain Fender Stratocasters are up for auction

Julien's Live is auctioning two Cobain guitars
(Image credit: Julien's Live)

Update (12.04): This auction has now ended, and the guitars have sold for over $150,000.

We’ve seen some cool Kurt Cobain guitars go up for auction lately, and now there’s two more – a pair of Fender Strats – being added to the block, courtesy of Julien’s Live.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.