Vintage Apple trainers sold for almost £8,000 at auction
26 March 2020, 17:14
The trainers were worn exclusively by Apple staff in the early 1990s.
A pair of rare Apple-branded trainers from the early 1990s has sold for almost £8,000 at auction.
The vintage footwear was worn exclusively by staff at Apple Computer, featuring its rainbow-coloured logo on the side and tongue.
Hosted by Texas-based Heritage Auctions, the final bid came in at 9,687 dollars (£7,906).
A total of 20 bids were received for the trainers, in US size 9.5.
“These were a golden find for any Apple fan,” said Leon Benrimon, director of modern and contemporary art at Heritage Auctions.
“No-one really knows how many pairs of these corporate gifts survived over the last 30 or so years.”