- Kurt Cobain's 1959 Martin D-18E, Kurt Cobain's 1959 Martin D-18E
- 6,010,000 US dollar(s)
- United States (Los Angles)
The most expensive guitar sold at auction is Kurt Cobain's 'MTV Unplugged' guitar, and was purchased by Peter Freedman (Australia) for $6,010,000 (£4,815,430; €5,352,000) at Julien's auctions in Los Angeles, California, USA on 19 June 2020.
The modified, left-handed 1959 Martin D-18E was used by Cobain in the recording of Nirvana's iconic MTV unplugged performace in November 1993.