Michael Jordan sneakers, Kobe Bryant gear lead blockbuster Sotheby’s auction

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The Michael Jordan 1998 NBA Finals Air Jordan XIII sneakers are displayed during a press preview at Sotheby’s for the upcoming auction Victoria, an exclusive two-part curated collection of sports artifacts, on April 6, 2023 in New York.

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Michael Jordan’s Shoes from Game 2 of the 1998 NBA Finals Could be yours—if you have a few million dollars to spare.

sotheby’s is hosting a two part auction Sport-worn sports memorabilia with Jordan’s signed sneakers serving as a cornerstone For a lineup stacked with rarities.

Game-worn Air Jordans are estimated to sell for somewhere between $2 million and $4 million. Currently, the price to beat is $1.8 million.

If the bid climbs higher, the auction could break records. When Kanye West’s Air Yeezy samples sold for $1.8 million at a private sale in 2021, they were estimated Most expensive sneakers ever sold,

The auction, dubbed the “Victoria,” is a treasure trove for wealthy sports fans, including everything from Tom Brady’s 2004 uniform to the shooting shirt Kobe Bryant wore the afternoon of his historic 81-point performance in January 2006. Was worn

Kobe Bryant’s 2004 Los Angeles Lakers warmup jacket is displayed during a press preview for the upcoming Victoria auction, an exclusive two-part curated collection of sports artifacts, at Sotheby’s on April 6, 2023 in New York. (Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP) (Photo Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images)

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Other notable items up for auction include Late Brazilian football icon PeleThe first jersey in 1975 for the New York Cosmos, which helped raise the profile of soccer in the United States.

Brazilian soccer star Peles’ 1975 New York Cosmos ‘triumphant debut’ match-worn jersey is displayed during a press preview for the upcoming Victoria auction at Sotheby’s on April 6, 2023 in New York, a special of sports artifacts Two-part curated collection. (Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP) (Photo Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images)

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The football used for the game-winning field goal during this year’s Super Bowl between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles is also being auctioned off.

Roger Federer’s 2011 French Open match-worn and signed sneakers are displayed during a press preview for the upcoming Victoria auction, an exclusive two-part curated collection of sports artifacts, at Sotheby’s on April 6, 2023 in New York. (Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP) (Photo Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images)

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Other items up for auction include various memorabilia of tennis legend Rafael Nadal, NBA stars Carmelo Anthony and Luka Doncic and others. Bidding closes on Tuesday.