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    1970's Artis Gilmore Game Worn Kentucky Colonels Shoes. Massive footwear once propelled the most powerful force in the American Basketball Association in the form of seven-foot two inch center Artis Gilmore. Like all of the Colonels material on offer in this Signature auction, the shoes were acquired by our consignor directly from head trainer Lloyd Gardner, whose letter of provenance on Colonels letterhead reads, "This pair of high-top Adidas sneakers (size 18) were game-used by Artis Gilmore while a member of the Kentucky Colonels of the ABA." The shoes exhibit heavy use, and though they lack any jersey number or other attribution to Gilmore, certainly it was not difficult to determine the identity of the owner of these monstrosities in the Colonels locker room. A pair of Colonels socks is here as well. Letter of provenance from Kentucky Colonels head trainer. LOA from Heritage Auctions.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    5th-7th Thursday-Saturday
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