These Air Jordan are not only as famous as all the other Air Jordans offered for sale and/or auction. These have an even more critical peculiarity: they were worn by the high Michael Jordan during the most important NBA championships. Those in which the Chicago Bulls won.
“The Dynasty Collection”: six iconic Air Jordan
Sotheby’s, a world-renowned auction house, will present “The Dynasty Collection”: a collection of six Nike Air Jordan shoes worn by the legendary NBA player Michael Jordan during the six NBA championships won by the Chicago Bulls in the 90s. The collection, consisting of Air Jordan 6 (1991), Air Jordan 7 (1992), Air Jordan 8 (1993), Air Jordan 11 (1996), Air Jordan 12 (1997), and Air Jordan 14 (1998), will be presented Tuesday for private sale at a secret price but which we believe will exceed our imagination.
“The Dynasty Collection,” the most precious collection of Air Jordan shoes ever offered for sale
According to Sotheby’s, “The Dynasty Collection” represents the most precious and significant collection of Air Jordan shoes ever offered for sale. Brahm Wachter, the head of the streetwear and modern collectibles department, defined this collection as the “Mona Lisa” of the communities of collectors of sneakers and sports memorabilia in an official statement.
“While they are two distinct communities, they converge here with ‘The Dynasty Collection’. They also represent the intersection of Jordan’s legacy and his style legacy, combined to make him a global icon, “said Wachter. “Due to the historical and cultural impact that they represent as a group, they are among the most important basketball shoes a collector can possess.”.
The sale of Air Jordan shoes is a consolidated phenomenon
La vendita di scarpe Air Jordan di Michael Jordan a prezzi esorbitanti è un fenomeno consolidato. Nel 2021, Christie’s e Stadium Goods hanno lanciato un’asta con 90 paia di scarpe, tra cui paia indossate durante le partite, campionati, edizioni esclusive rare e look indossati dai compagni di squadra e dai concorrenti di Jordan. Nel settembre del 2022, Sotheby’s ha stabilito un nuovo record per una maglia da basket venduta all’asta, vendendo la maglia di Michael Jordan indossata durante il primo gioco delle finali NBA del 1998, vista nella serie “The Last Dance”, per 10,1 milioni di dollari. Ciò ha anche stabilito il record per il pezzo di memorabilia sportiva di Michael Jordan più prezioso mai venduto. Sotheby’s si aspetta che ogni scarpa di questa nuova collezione venga venduta per un prezzo superiore a questo oggetto da record.
The sale of Michael Jordan’s Air Jordan shoes at exorbitant prices is a consolidated phenomenon. In 2021, Christie’s and Stadium Goods launched an auction with 90 pairs of shoes, including tandems worn during matches, championships, rare exclusive editions, and looks worn by teammates and Jordan’s competitors. In September 2022, Sotheby’s set a new record for an auctioned basketball shirt, selling the Michael Jordan shirt worn during the first game of the 1998 NBA finals, seen in the series “The Last Dance,” for 10,1 million dollars. This also set the record for Michael Jordan’s most valuable sports memorabilia ever sold. Sotheby’s expects every shoe in this new collection to be sold for a price higher than this record item.