John Lennon’s Glasses and Kurt Cobain’s Smashed Guitars Up for Auction- Screamin’ Scott
John Lennon’s glasses and Kurt Cobain’s smashed guitars are due to headline a blockbuster music memorabilia auction later this month. It’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to rock items this time around.
Over 1,500 instruments and artifacts by some of the world’s most famous artists will go under the hammer during the sale next week. Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Prince, and more as part of Julien’s Rock ‘N’ Roll auction.
One item is a 1973 Fender Mustang owned, stage-played, smashed, and signed by Kurt Cobain during two US Nirvana performances in 1989. Also up for auction, a pair of John Lennon’s ” Granny” round glasses, which might fetch up to $80,000. The three-day rock auction takes place from November 11 to 13 and will be held at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York.
So, what did they do with all the memorabilia from the defunct Hard Rock in Detroit? The Detroit Hard Rock closed in January 2019 with a promise of a new location. The Sugar Factory now occupies the space where the Hard Rock once filled.