A weird and considerably gross public sale simply came about, the place six strands of Kurt Cobain’s hair offered for a whopping $14,145. The rock n’ roll public sale additionally featured non-biological memorabilia from Black Sabbath, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney and extra.
Per an outline, the Kurt Cobain hair is “fully fresh-to-market, and accompanied by an impeccable lineage of provenance together with photos of Kurt posing with the lady who lower this hair, scissors in hand, and a improbable shot of the hair truly being lower! The fortunate buddy who trimmed the Nirvana frontman’s iconic blonde locks was an early confidant, Tessa Osbourne, who lower his hair in 1989 — properly previous to his Nevermind breakthrough — while on the Bleach tour.”
The hair was apparently lower from Cobain’s head in Birmingham, England. Tessa Osbourne apparently stored Cobain’s hair in a bag for years, earlier than giving the hair to Seattle artist Nicole DePolo after Cobain’s loss of life. DePolo ultimately gave the hair to Jon Reznikoff, who holds a Guinness world file for “largest assortment of historic hair.”
Cobain’s hair was preserved below plastic and offered by Iconic Auctions. The longest of the six strands measures roughly 2.5 inches. [via TMZ]
If this public sale is any indicator, this implies a single strand of Kurt Cobain’s hair is value $2,357.50. Completely satisfied Monday.