Among the latest variety of Kurt Cobain memorabilia items to go on auction is a pack of American Spirit cigarettes owned by the late Nirvana lead singer, predicted to become “the most expensive pack of cigarettes ever.” Proving one man’s trash, is really another mans treasure — and in this case we (kinda) totally get it.
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“American Spirit menthols were the preferred brand of the late rock star,” reads the official lot description of the item. “This pack was saved by Cobain’s roommate at the Los Angeles rehab clinic where he briefly stayed several days before taking his own life.”
At time of writing, the current bid for the unopened pack of American Spirits stands at $2,500 with 9 bids in total.
In addition to the musicians pack of cigs, other Cobain items in the auction, which is called Played, Worn, & Torn: Rock ‘N’ Roll Iconic Guitars And Memorabilia include a pair of jeans worn by the musician in the music video for the band’s hit track “Heart Shaped Box,” as well as the Skystang I guitar he played on stage.