Mudgee Connection To Famous Guitar

Post date: Jun 23, 2020 10:01:11 PM

A guitar that recently sold for $6million dollars has a Mudgee Connection.

Kurt Cobain’s guitar from Nirvana’s iconic MTV Unplugged performance sold at auction last Saturday for a record $6 million.

the 1959 Martin D-18E, has been purchased by Peter Freedman of Rode Microphones.

He was quoted in Rolling Stone Magazine as saying “When he heard that this iconic guitar was up for auction he immediately knew it was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity”

Sydney Businessmen’s RODE microphone has a factory in Mudgee, and he was also a one-time owner of the Iconic Regent Theatre.

Freedman also says he planned to display the guitar in a worldwide tour of exhibitions, with all proceeds (including the guitar) going to the performing arts.

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