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Sacramento Man's 'Funky, Old' Nikes Sell for $50,000

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Sacramento Man's 'Funky, Old' Nikes Sell for $50,000

Sacramento Man's 'Funky, Old' Nikes Sell for $50,000

A man in Northern California sold an old pair of Nike running shoes for tens of thousands of dollars, much to his surprise.

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Sacramento Man's 'Funky, Old' Nikes Sell for $50,000

ARE NOW ON DISPLAY AT ANARE NOW ON DISPLAY AT ANOREGON HOTEL FOX 4D MARKOREGON HOTEL FOX 4D MARKDEMPSEY HAS THE STORY.

DAVEDEMPSEY HAS THE STORY.

DAVERUSSELL AND HIS BUDDIES OFTENRUSSELL AND HIS BUDDIES OFTENGATHER AT TOBACCO REPUBLIC INGATHER AT TOBACCO REPUBLIC INLOOMIS FOR A VARIETY OFLOOMIS FOR A VARIETY OFREASONS AND JUST HAVING AREASONS AND JUST HAVING AGOOD CIGAR.

GOODGOOD CIGAR.

GOODGOOD CIGAR.

GOODCOMPANIONSHIP AND GOODCOMPANIONSHIP AND GOODCOMPANIONSHIP AND GOODCONVERSATION BUT BOY DOESCONVERSATION BUT BOY DOESCONVERSATION BUT BOY DOESDAVE HAVE A STORY TO SHAREDAVE HAVE A STORY TO SHAREDAVE HAVE A STORY TO SHAREWITH HIS FRIENDS THIS TIMEDAVE HAVE A STORY TO SHAREWITH HIS FRIENDS THIS TIMEAROUND.

IT'S A RARE FIWITH HIS FRIENDS THIS TIMEAROUND.

IT'S A RARE FIAROUND.

IT'S A RARE FIOPPORTUNITY.

THAT MAY BE ABIT OF A SMOKE SCREEN YOU SEERUSSELL LAST MONTH SOLD THISRUSSELL LAST MONTH SOLD THISPAIR OF NIKE RUNNING SHOESPAIR OF NIKE RUNNING SHOESFOR FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS.

IFOR FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS.

IKIND OF HAD AN IDEA WHAT THEYKIND OF HAD AN IDEA WHAT THEYWERE WORTH.

RIGHT.

SO YEAHBUT IT IS FAR EXCEEDED THAT.BUT IT IS FAR EXCEEDED THAT.SO WHAT EXACTLY MADE THESESO WHAT EXACTLY MADE THESESHOES SO SPECIAL.

WELL FORSHOES SO SPECIAL.

WELL FORSTARTERS.

THEY WERE GIVENSTARTERS.

THEY WERE GIVENTHE RUSSELL AT THE 1972OLYMPIC TRIALS IN EUGENEOREGON RUSSELL WAS TWENTYOREGON RUSSELL WAS TWENTYFIVE AT THE TIME AND VYINGOREGON RUSSELL WAS TWENTYFIVE AT THE TIME AND VYINGFOR A SPOT AS A MARATHON AREFIVE AT THE TIME AND VYINGFOR A SPOT AS A MARATHON AREFOR A SPOT AS A MARATHON AREFOR TEAM USA THE RARE KICKSKNOWN AS MOON SHOES FOR THEIRKNOWN AS MOON SHOES FOR THEIRWAFFLE LIKE BOTTOM WE'REWAFFLE LIKE BOTTOM WE'REWAFFLE LIKE BOTTOM WE'REACTUALLY AMONG THE FIRSTACTUALLY AMONG THE FIRSTPROTOTYPE SHOES DESIGNED BYNIKE CO-FOUNDER BILL BAUMANNONLY 12 OF THESE MOON SHOESONLY 12 OF THESE MOON SHOESWHEREVER MADE OTHER VERYWHEREVER MADE OTHER VERYWHEREVER MADE OTHER VERYUNORTHODOX SHOES.

THEY WEREUNORTHODOX SHOES.

THEY WEREVERY EXOTIC BECAUSE THE SOLEVERY EXOTIC BECAUSE THE SOLEWAS COMPLETELY DIFFERENT WASWAS COMPLETELY DIFFERENT WASMADE ON A WAFFLE IRON.

HE WASMADE ON A WAFFLE IRON.

HE WASGLUED TO THE BOTTOM OFGLUED TO THE BOTTOM OFGLUED TO THE BOTTOM OFTHE SHOOT.

SHE WAS COMPLETELYTHE SHOOT.

SHE WAS COMPLETELYHANDMADE I LOVED HIM.

THEYHANDMADE I LOVED HIM.

THEYFELT LIKE A GLOVE.

IT WASN'TFELT LIKE A GLOVE.

IT WASN'TFELT LIKE A GLOVE.

IT WASN'TUNTIL A FEW MONTHS AGO THATUNTIL A FEW MONTHS AGO THATUNTIL A FEW MONTHS AGO THATRUSSELL LOOKED INTO SELLINGRUSSELL LOOKED INTO SELLINGRUSSELL LOOKED INTO SELLINGTHE SHOES UNLOADING THEM TO ARUSSELL LOOKED INTO SELLINGTHE SHOES UNLOADING THEM TO AHOTEL CHAIN THAT JUST SOTHE SHOES UNLOADING THEM TO AHOTEL CHAIN THAT JUST SOHOTEL CHAIN THAT JUST SOHAPPENED TO BE BUILDING.

AHAPPENED TO BE BUILDING.

ANIKE THEME PROPERTY IN EUGENENIKE THEME PROPERTY IN EUGENEAND WANTED TO PUT THEM ONAND WANTED TO PUT THEM ONDISPLAY AND THEY WANTEDDISPLAY AND THEY WANTEDDISPLAY AND THEY WANTEDSOMETHING THAT WOULD SAY THISSOMETHING THAT WOULD SAY THISIS NIKE TOWN AND THEN HEREIS NIKE TOWN AND THEN HERETHE ISSUES THAT WERETHE ISSUES THAT WERETHE ISSUES THAT WERETHE PROTOTYPE BEFORE NIKE WASTHE PROTOTYPE BEFORE NIKE WASEVEN MERELY A PUBLIC SHOEEVEN MERELY A PUBLIC SHOEPRETTY GOOD TIMING I GUESSPRETTY GOOD TIMING I GUESSBUT EVEN RUSSELL STILLBUT EVEN RUSSELL STILLWONDERS WHO'D PAY THIS KINDWONDERS WHO'D PAY THIS KINDWONDERS WHO'D PAY THIS KINDOF MONEY FOR SOME MONKEY ALLOF MONEY FOR SOME MONKEY ALLSHOES YOU KNOW MARK DEMPSEY




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