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    1993 "Rare Air Special Edition" Inscribed & Signed by Michael Jordan and Book Launch Invitation from The Robert C. Scarpetti Collection. The oversized (13.25x11.25") "Rare Air. Michael on Michael. A Special Edition for Bigsby & Kruthers" (1993) features photos by Walter Iooss, Jr. and is edited by Mark Vancil. Inscribed and signed "To Bob, Thanks for everything, Michael Jordan" on the dedication page, large and bold, in 10/10 vintage black sharpie. Inscribed and signed "Enjoy, Mark Vancil" on the title page in 10/10 vintage blue sharpie. Comes with invitation to the book launch's press conference and cocktail party at Michael Jordan's Restaurant. Letter of provenance from Robert Scarpetti. Full LOA from PSA/DNA.

    More Information: The Robert C. Scarpetti Collection

    Robert Scarpetti is a retired Chicago police detective who was part of Michael Jordan’s personal six-man security detail from his 1984-85 Rookie of the Year season through 1995. Over the years, Bob and Michael became close friends and Scarpetti even appeared in the 2020 ten-part documentary, "The Last Dance." The items offered in this collection were obtained by Scarpetti directly from Michael Jordan and have been in his possession for over twenty years. Each will come with a letter of provenance signed by Bob Scarpetti.


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