NUSADAILY.COM – JAKARTA – Crazy. The old NBA legend Michael Jordan’s shoes sold at Rp 8.2 billion. Air Jordan 1 shoes worn by Jordan in its debut season sold for 560 thousand US dollars, or approximately Rp8.2 billion on Sotheby’s online auction page.
Launch antaranews.com. Air Jordan 1, which was signed by Jordan and he once wore, was originally only expected to sell in the range of 100-150 thousand US dollars. However, when the auction ended on Sunday local time, Jordan’s special edition shoes made in 1985 actually set a new record price at Sotheby’s auction. Thus alerts Reuters on Monday early morning WIB.
Meanwhile, although Sotheby is better known as an auction house for art. But since last year, a special sneaker auction and the highest record price were recorded for the 1972 Nike running shoes, which are known as “Moon Shoes” with a value of 437.5 thousand US dollars.
Air Jordan 1, which broke the new record, is different in size for the right and left. Like Jordan’s other shoes, they are 13 (US) on the left and 13.5 (US) on the right.
The auction coincided with the 35th anniversary of the Air Jordan sub-brand – which is the special edition Jordan shoes produced by NIke. As well as the screening of the Jordan documentary series produced by ESPN titled.
The shoes were entrusted at the auction by collector and founder of the Shoeze sneaker museum in Las Vegas, Jordan Geller. (Aka)