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Michael Jordan Sneakers Set World Auction Record

A pair of sneakers worn by basketball icon Michael Jordan at the 1998 NBA finals have achieved more than $2.2m (£1.8m) in an auction at Sotheby’s, making them the most expensive pair of trainers ever sold. The Air Jordans beat the previous record of $1.8m (£1.45 million) held by a pair of Kanye West’s Nike Air Yeezy 1s. The Air Jordan 13s were worn by Michael Jordan for the second game of the finals during...

Sotheby’s Sells Michael Jordan’s Nike Sneakers For World Record Sum

Nike Air Jordan 1 sneakers game-worn by basketball hero Michael Jordan in 1985 sold at auction at Sotheby’s for $560,000 – the new world auction record for any pair of sneakers, surpassing the previous record set at Sotheby’s for the Nike 1972 Nike Waffle Racing Flat ‘Moon Shoe’ sold for $437,500 in July 2019. Following a bidding war which drove the value up by $300,000 within the final twenty minutes of the sale, the pair...

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