Collectable Sneakers on Auction at Sotheby’s in New York
The auction includes two pairs of Nike Mags inspired by "Back to the Future," made to raise money for Parkinson's research.
- Published 12 July 2019
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NEW YORK (AP) — True sneaker heads will get the opportunity to expand their collection as Sotheby’s in New York holds its first sneaker auction. These aren’t just any old sneakers but 100 of the rarest, most-coveted sneakers around, including the Nike handmade “Moon Shoe” designed by Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman in 1972. Only 12 were made and a pair is expected to fetch as much as $160,000. Another highlight: Two pairs of Nike Mags…