Michael Jordan is undoubtedly a talented athlete, according tomedia reports. His stunning feat of defying gravity on the basketball court helped him rewrite the rules of sports goods, and now he is creating his own new products at auction. In May, a pair of 1985 Air Jordan 1 vintage sneakers sold for $672,000 ($560,000 plus a 20% buyer’s commission), setting a new footwear auction record.
Yesterday, another pair of sneakers worn by Michael Jordan sold at Gottahaverockandroll for $474,696 ($379,757 plus a 25% buyer’s premium), surpassing the previous two milestones.
In addition, 12 pairs of Jordan sneakers will be auctioned at two different auction houses over the next 10 days, one of which is expected to fetch between $350,000 and $550,000, and the other, which Christie’s estimates will fetch $650,000 to $850,000.