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Details about  World Famous MELVAN, MELVINS Tour Van with Artwork by Kurt Cobain (NIRVANA)

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World Famous MELVAN, MELVINS Tour Van with Artwork by Kurt Cobain (NIRVANA)
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Mar 13, 2012 13:59:14 PDT
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US $99,999.99
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Item location:
Montesano WA, United States


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Last updated on  Mar 11, 2012 13:58:16 PDT  View all revisions

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Pop Art

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Large (Greater than 30")


Black Sharpie

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1972 Dodge Sportsman Royal Van, better known as the "MELVAN" Featured in many books, Cobain Unseen, Come As You Are  ETC. & Many NIRVANA documentary films. This is a very unique piece of MEVINS/NIRVANA history & truly one of a kind. The KISS Mural on the side was hand drawn by Kurt Cobain using sharpie markers shoplifted from the Thriftway grocery store in Montesano Washington. (former employer of King Buzzo) This was one of the first MELVINS tour vans & was used on at least one U.S. tour. Kurt himself was often times known to drive this van to local shows, also included are two former registration's, one signed by  Roger Osborne (King Buzzo) & the second signed by former MELVINS bass player Matt Lukin !   Bid High & Bid Often ,this will probably be your one & only chance to own this unique piece of music history !

Non refundable down payment of $10,000 due within 72 hours of auction end, balance due at, or before vehicle pickup (Must be picked up within 30 days of end of auction) All Sales Final

Buyer responsible for all shipping charges & arrangement's  

Seller Accepts Paypal, but prefer's Cashier's Checks

Keywords:  Kurt Cobain, NIRVANA, MELVINS, Grunge

On Mar-07-12 at 21:15:13 PST, seller added the following information:

See, hear and share Ben Berg set the record straight about the Melvan"   http://www.hark.com/blog/2012/03/ben-berg-sets-the-record-straight-about-the-melvan/  

On Mar-07-12 at 21:19:41 PST, seller added the following information:

Ebay has informed me that I Can Not Accept Cashiers Checks, SORRY 

On Mar-08-12 at 01:59:21 PST, seller added the following information:

The MELVINS have put out the Question, who Will Make it to 101,000  first, The MELVINS facebook fan page https://www.facebook.com/melvinsarmy  to 101,000 fans, or the MELVAN to $ 101,000 ?  Well, I say Bid High, and Add The MELVINS , They ROCK !

On Mar-08-12 at 17:37:39 PST, seller added the following information:

Low, or Zero Feedback Bidders, Please contact me before Bidding, or your Bid may be canceled !

On Mar-10-12 at 16:28:18 PST, seller added the following information:

NEW VIDEO of the Melvan, by popular request:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4QuALId-sU&feature=youtu.be

On Mar-10-12 at 16:29:56 PST, seller added the following information:

VIDEO LINK:  http://youtu.be/m4QuALId-sU

On Mar-10-12 at 17:46:10 PST, seller added the following information:

Alright, here's the clickable MELVAN VIDEO for all to explore & share! CLICK HERE FOR OFFICIAL MELVAN MAYHEM, and witness the world famous Melvan from all sides!

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