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    The most desirable Air Jordan ever?

    1995 Michael Jordan Silver Air Jordan I Sneaker Created for his 32nd Birthday. The ultimate sneakerhead Holy Grail, this silver-cast Air Jordan I is one of just ten created by Juanita Jordan to mark the occasion of His Airness' thirty-second birthday. Jordan himself kept two, the manufacturer kept one, and the others were sold at different charity events. We believe this to be either the first or second of its kind ever to see the light of the collecting day. Other versions have been displayed at Michael Jordan's Restaurant, the Chicago Science Museum, and in the clubhouse of Jordan's hometown golf course. After the shoes' production in Israel, the cast was destroyed.

    Beyond the appeal of its supreme rarity and its direct connection to the greatest player in the history of the sport, the shimmering silver relic is absolutely gorgeous, the precious metal so perfectly and evenly cast that the smallest details of stitching and fabric/rubber patterns are preserved. Tipping the scales at ten pounds (10 lbs.) exactly, we can calculate the value of the silver utilized in creation to a figure north of two thousand dollars ($2,000).

    The relic becomes all the more intriguing when we recall that it was this season that Jordan returned from his first retirement and brief flirtation with our national pastime at the center of his six NBA Championship campaigns. Letter of provenance from creator.


    Guide Value or Estimate: $20,000 - up.

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    July
    26th Friday
    Auction Dates
    August
    17th-18th Saturday-Sunday
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    6 Days
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