'Pawn Stars' Jesse Amoroso Cobain's 'Unplugged' Guitar is Priceless … Like Jimi's Woodstock Strat
5/29/2018 12:30 AM PDT
The guitar expert and Cowtown Guitars owner tells TMZ … Kurt’s ‘Unplugged’ performance with the 1959 Martin D-18E is synonymous with the ’90s and as iconic as the white Fender Stratocaster Jimi Hendrix shredded with at Woodstock.
Amoroso says because Cobain played the acoustic-electric Martin — which is already a rare guitar because only 302 were ever made — it’s basically priceless … though he estimates it could easily fetch close to a million bucks or more at auction.
Jesse also tells us if Cobain’s ‘Unplugged’ guitar ends up on sale, he hopes it ends up someplace where it will be appreciated … like Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture or the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
We broke the story … Frances Bean Cobain conceded her dad’s famous guitar to her ex-husband, Isaiah Silva, in their divorce settlement after a long legal battle.
No word yet on what he plans to do with it.