100 Rarest Sneakers Ever Made Go Under The Hammer

100 Rarest Sneakers

Sneakers are not the first association when it comes to auction, specially when it comes to famous Sotheby’s. Maybe sometime in the context of sports or pop culture memorabilia auctions. But now, Sotheby’s New York will organize its first-ever rare sneaker auction, featuring 100 pairs of the rarest sneakers ever produced, including a sample of one of the first Nike Inc running shoes with a pre-sale high estimate of 160,000 U.S. dollars.

100 Rarest Sneakers

The sale is in collaboration with New York-based retailer Stadium Goods, who are renowned for their collection of rare and covetable kicks.
The Nike “Moon Shoe” is one of only 12 pairs created. It was designed by Nike co-founder and track coach Bill Bowerman for runners at the 1972 Olympics trials and the pair up for auction is handmade, Stadium Goods said.

100 Rarest Sneakers

Other sneakers include 2011 and 2016 versions of the “Back to the Future Part II” limited-edition shoes by Nike that were inspired by the 1989 film starring Michael J. Fox.
The 2016 version of the futuristic shoe, complete with self-lacing technology, is expected to sell for between $50,000 and $70,000.
The online bidding for the sneaker auction closes July 23.

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Written by Slamchica

Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.


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