Fan Sells Kurt Cobain’s Personal Checkbook

You thought somebody selling Kurt Cobain’s cardigan he wore at Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged performance and a lock of his hair was as low as you can get? Think again. Somebody sold Kurt Cobain’s personal checkbook on eBay last night for $1,650.00. The auction’s description stated: “Up for auction is one of Kurt Cobain’s personal checkbooks from when he was living in Olympia, WA at his 114 N. Pear St apartment. The checkbook contains blank 3 slips (1 checking deposit, 1 saving deposit, and 1 savings withdrawal). Also included in the auction is what I believe to be a storage fee receipt for either Kurt’s storage space or practice space. Feel free to message me with any questions.”


Kurt Cobain’s vintage cardigan he wore on MTV Unplugged in 1993 was recently auctioned off for $137,500 along with a lock of his hair. Frances Bean Cobain has a creepy doll made with locks of her father’s hair, with the leftover hair being sold. Below is the description of the Cobain hair auction:

A lock of Kurt Cobain’s hair given to doll maker and comic artist Dame Darcy by Courtney Love. In a comic book style letter of authenticity, Darcy explains that in the 1990s she sold her handmade dolls in the back of her comic book Meat Cake. Love became a client and commissioned a doll for her daughter Frances using Cobain’s hair. This lock was the hair that remained once the doll was made. Accompanied by both a black and white and inked copy of the letter of authenticity.

Below is the auction for Cobain’s vintage cardigan:

A vintage green cardigan sweater worn by Kurt Cobain during Nirvana’s appearance on MTV Unplugged in 1993. The Manhattan brand sweater is a blend of acrylic, mohair and Lycra with five-button closure (one button absent), with two exterior pockets, a burn hole and discoloration near left pocket and discoloration on right pocket, size medium. The sweater was obtained from a close friend of the Cobain family. A signed letter of authenticity and provenance from the Cobain family friend will be provided to the winning bidder.

  • Felonious Punk

    Just when I think there’s nothing of Kurt’s left to profit from, someone does the unthinkable and –voila! — Kurt’s missing checkbook surfaces after 20 years. It’s probably empty because Courtney fucking used every check in it when they were together.

    Next week, a magazine Kurt read while he was taking a crap once, for $1,000. And then there’s the roll of toilet paper he used to wipe his ass with for $1,500…

    • John Smith

      As long as people keep buying this junk it’s certain that someone will find a way to exploit the mans death for profit.

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  • Bram

    It’s just in! Kurt Cobains pubes sold for $450

  • nvn

    Thank God he was cremated. Otherwise now someone would be selling Kurt’s remains part by part.