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Daria_Kuldushova
8 July 2023, 22:01

Steve Jobs' shoes sold at auction for an impressive price.

Steve Jobs' shoes sold at auction for an impressive price.
1970s suede brown Birkenstocks. Steve Jobs wore them for many years, and according to representatives of the auction house, they were worn by the founder of Apple during many historical moments of the company. For example, this take was on him during the creation of the first computer in the garage in 1976.

"The highest price ever paid for a pair of sandals," Julien's Auctions commented on.
Young Steve Jobs at the exhibition.
Young Steve Jobs at the exhibition.
After the death of Jobs, his sandals were purchased by Mark Scheff, the manager of the house where the creator of Apple once lived. The shoes visited several exhibitions in Europe. And although the sandals are well worn, they are still intact and in pretty good condition. The cork insole preserved the footprint of Steve Jobs. Although the rubber sole is heavily worn. They are moved and stored in a special hard case.

The lot was previously estimated at $60,000, but the price exceeded all expectations. But the auction exceeded all expectations! $218,750 was traded for Birkenstocks. The auction house also introduced a unique digital proof of ownership - NFT.

The buyer remained anonymous.

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