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Historic Michael Jordan jersey auctioned for record amount

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A jersey worn by basketball star Michael Jordan has been sold for a record $ 320,000 (264,000 euros) in an online auction, the organizing company said.


Historic Michael Jordan jersey auctioned for record amount

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According to Julien’s Auctions, the sale set a record for a Michael Jordan jersey.

This is the jersey Jordan wore at the press conference announcing his signing at the Chicago Bulls in 1984.

Another highlight of the sale of over 500 sports memorabilia was the auctioning of a basketball jersey worn by former US President Barack Obama as a student. The white and blue jersey for the 1979 season of the Punahou High School team in Hawaii reached the sum of 192,000 dollars (163,000 euros). This would be a world record when it comes to auctioning a high school jersey.

Two shirts belonging to NBA superstar LeBron James and former American football quarterback Colin Kaepernick each reached the sum of $ 128,000 (105,000 euros).

A jersey of Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash in January, was sold for $ 38,000 (31,000 euros) while a torch from the 1974 Los Angeles Olympic Games went for 22,000 dollars (18,000 euros).

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