Within the class of “gross tales we sort of hoped we’d by no means have to think about once more,” Kurt Cobain’s hair that was recently put up for auction has formally offered for greater than $14,000. In the event you break up hairs, every singular one went for a complete of $2,357.50.
The successful bid of $14,145 in “The Superb Music Public sale (Vol. I)” secured the six strands of hair that had been reduce by the Nirvana frontman’s good friend, Tessa Osbourne, whereas in Birmingham, England on the Bleach tour in October 1989. Presumably, the client was both a little bit of a stalker-ish tremendous fan who wanted to personal an precise piece of the rock legend or a mad scientist/witch/warlock bent on reanimating the corpse of grunge with Cobain’s DNA. Both manner, it’s most likely for the very best if none of us ever finds out what turns into of the dear hair in query.
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To make issues even weirder (if that’s potential), the vendor of the merchandise was a man who apparently holds the Guinness world report for the “largest assortment of historic hair,” which might be a very enjoyable and off-putting tidbit to drop at events.
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