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Sotheby's is auctioning off some of the rarest sneakers ever produced and they don't come cheap these Nike mags replicas of sneakers from the film back to the future are expected to fetch up to seventy thousand dollars this is one of the very very limited ones because they actually self lace but if those boots are a little too futuristic for your taste you could settle for a pair of these the Nike moon shoes they're one of only twelve pairs in existence designed for runners at the nineteen seventy two Olympics trials and hand made with a waffle iron so it's something like the Nike moon shoes that are probably the rarest %HESITATION potentially rarest knickers period %HESITATION they have a low estimate of a hundred and ten thousand dollars the shoe sale is a first for the auction house known for selling fine art in rare jewels so the B. says sneakers have been fast growing as collectibles so much so that it's giving fine art and wear jewelry a run for their money they're only men's kicks up for grabs here but women are eyeing the sale too I do think they're gonna be a number of female betters in this as well to %HESITATION for collectors in the sneaker category in some cases it's not about wearing the shoes %HESITATION they view this as works of art if you're lucky you could take home a pair of Karl Lagerfeld sneakers for a modest thirty five thousand dollars where the air Jordan eleven Derek Jeter sneakers and homage to the baseball icon and estimated cost forty to sixty thousand dollars I think it's a really fascinating time in the world period where it's it's not so much sneaker culture it's just culture the online sale ends on July twenty third