Sotheby’s will be holding a special auction to celebrate the Nike SB’s 20th anniversary. The auction will include some of the most coveted and rare sneakers from the last two decades. There is sure to be something for every sneakerhead in this collection! Sotheby’s is one of the world’s largest auction houses, specializing in rare and valuable items. Its sales often attract media attention, as the prices paid can be astronomical. the brand has auctioned off some of the most iconic pieces of memorabilia in history, including the dress Marilyn Monroe wore in The Seven Year Itch, JFK’s presidential papers, and Michael Jackson’s white glove. Whether you’re a collector or just a curious onlooker, a visit to Sotheby’s is sure to be an unforgettable experience.
This time around Sotheby’s is celebrating 2o years of Nike SB with some of the most sought after releases to ever hit the market. The auction includes coveted colorways such as the “Pigeon” Dunks, which were designed by NYC-based artist Jeff Staple, and the “Tiffany” Dunks, which were released in limited quantities at select skate shops in 2005. Also up for auction are the “Supreme” Dunks, which were released in 2002 as a collaboration between Nike and the streetwear brand Supreme, and the “Laser Crimson” Dunks, which are among the rarest Nike SBs ever produced.
Be sure to check out the full list of items that will be up for auction on Sotheby’s website. Who knows, you may just find your next grail!
Sotheby’s Nike SB 20 Years Retrospective Auction Details
“Sotheby’s presents Nike SB | 20 Years, a celebration of the highly popular Nike Skateboarding brand and its influence on sneaker culture. Originally released in 1985 for basketball, the popularity of Dunks with skateboarders led to the launch of the SB line in 2002. Featuring some of the rarest Nike SB Dunks in the brand’s history, this auction brings together 100 lots in our most diverse offering yet.”
The auction will run from April 14th until April 25th, 2022.
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