Category Archives: Nirvana
This is the guitar that Kurt wrote his music on and carried with him for months from bus to hotel room to airline toward the end of his career. This guitar was not exclusively used for live performance but more for writing and never left his side. It was used from late 1993 until his death in 1994. It is featured on the cover of the book “Nirvana” and on pages 116-123. There are distinguishable markings on the body that can be matched up perfectly with these photos. It also comes with original prints of Kurt playing this guitar and a notarized detailed letter from a crew member. The pickups, bridge, and tuners were changed at one point, as this was a common practice with Kurt’s guitars. This was done by Earnie Bailey, Kurt’s guitar tech. This comes with a letter from Earnie detailing the complete modifications done to this guitar. Earnie also supplied the original receipt for the bridge pickup and a letter from Gibson for the neck pickup that he installed, and has signed photos of this guitar ensuring the authenticity of the instrument. And it still has four of the original strings on the guitar. This now up again for resale! Please inquire for details.
This Marshall JMP 50 was used by Kurt Cobain on Nirvana’s last recording session, January 28-30 1994 while recording “You Know You’re Right”. This amp is very well documented in interviews and comes with a letter from Robert Lang Studios where this session was recorded. Also included is a letter from Earnie Bailey, Kurt’s guitar tech, detailing the complete history of the amp during the recording session and has signed photos of this amp ensuring its authenticity. Please call for price.
This Ibanez Black Eagle bass was used on tour by Krist Novocelic with Nirvana in 1992-1993. At one point, Krist smashed this bass on stage and broke the neck. Krist had the neck replaced and the bass went back on tour with Nirvana. Krist Novoselic donated this bass to help fund Music for America (MFA). The bass is accompanied with a letter from Krist and 8×10 color photo of Krist using this bass on Halloween 1993 in Akron Ohio.