Lot #943
Kurt Cobain

Grunge icon’s 8th grade yearbook
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Grunge icon’s 8th grade yearbook

The 1981 edition of the Sylvan, Montesano High School’s (Washington) yearbook, issued during Cobain’s 8th grade year, 8.75 x 11.25, 200 pages. Hardcover yearbook features Cobain’s individual portrait on page 157, with another image of Kurt playing a snare drum at a school assembly on page 160. Several other key people in Cobain’s early life are featured in the book as well, including: Bull Osborne, a founding member of the Melvins and bassist in Cobain’s first band; classmates Trevor Briggs and John Fields; and his wrestling coach and mentor Kenichi Kanno. In fine condition, with some mild handling wear. The book is free from signatures. A well-preserved look into Cobain’s early years, which were both traumatic and formative. RR Auction COA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Marvels of Modern Music Auction
  • Dates: #425 - Ended March 20, 2014