Online music auction also includes Frank Sinatra's old driver's licence
The auction, entitled Legendary: Memorabilia from Rock Gods to Pop Stars, was opened by online auction house Paddle8 on February 17 and will take place until February 26. Cobain’s credit card is signed by the Nirvana frontman in blue ballpoint pen and has a handwritten phone number on the back. It expired in February 1995 – less than a year after Cobain’s death – and is expected to fetch between £4,500 and £5,800.
Frank Sinatra’s driver’s licence from 1944 includes the then-28-year-old’s signature, as well as his address in Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey. It is expected to fetch between £5,200 and £6,500. The handwritten U2 setlist is from 1983 is expected to fetch between £2,500 and £3,800.
Other items on sale include a signed copy of Led Zeppelin’s ‘Houses Of The Holy’, a signed copy of Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’, rare photographs of the Doors, Jim Morrison, Bruce Springsteen, Jimi Hendrix, The Who and the Beatles, as well as concert posters for James Brown, Frank Zappa, and Johnny Cash. There is also a Mickey Mouse T-shirt signed by members of the Mickey Mouse Club including Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears, Ryan Gosling and Justin Timberlake.
It was previously reported that Paddle8 was auctioning the sole copy of Wu-Tang Clan’s album ‘Once Upon A Time In Shaolin’, which was stored in a vault in Morocco last year.