Collectible card and memorabilia company Upper Deck has teamed up with Michael Jordan to launch a series of autographed Jordan Brand sneakers, the first of which will be the retro Air Jordan 11 “Bred” of 2019. Jordan is the spokesperson for the brand. ‘Upper Deck for over 30 years, and the two’s release of a signed Air Jordans selection aims to tackle counterfeits in the autograph market by providing memorabilia collectors complete peace of mind.
The Air Jordan 11 “Bred” is an optimal selection to start the sneaker line, as it is one of the most iconic sneakers in the Jordan line – and debuted in the Jordan and Chicago run. Bulls at their fourth NBA Championship. Many sneaker enthusiasts also saw the retro 2019 as the closest re-creation of the 1996 OG “Bred”, thanks to details like its high patent leather mudguard, ballistic mesh upper, detailed upper in carbon fiber in the midfoot, its icy red outsole and its original box. Here it is presented in a size 13 US, signed with a silver paint pen on the left tip, and accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
“Along with the increased craze for autographed collectibles, there is an increase in counterfeits in the market,” said Jason Masherah, president of Upper Deck. “Collectors can have peace of mind when purchasing Michael Jordan autographed memorabilia from Upper Deck, as each autograph is certified and authenticated by an Upper Deck representative.”
Interested parties can head to the Upper Deck online store to view (or purchase) the shoes, priced at $ 24,999.99 USD. Other signed styles will also arrive in the coming weeks.
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