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Steve Jobs’ worn-out sandals from the 1970s are worth over Rs 1.7 crore

Vivid News 24: A pair of Steve Jobs’ brown suede sandals from the middle of the 1970s sold for an astounding $2, 18,750 (or roughly 1.7 crore) at auction. The sale has now established a record for the highest amount ever paid for a pair of sandals, according to auction company Julien’s Auctions.

The auction company stated on its website that Steve Jobs’ feet have left their mark on the cork and jute footbed after years of use. The estimated price of the sandal was $60,000. The ultimate transaction price, however, increased to $21,750 when an NFT was included.

“Steve Jobs wore a pair of brown suede leather Birkenstock Arizona sandals that he personally owned. In the 1970s and 1980s, Jobs would don this particular pair of sandals. Mark Sheff, Steve Jobs’ housekeeper, had possessed a pair of these Birkenstock sandals “The auction house’s product description is as follows.

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The footwear was worn by Steve Jobs in the early days of Apple. According to reports, the couple has participated in a number of exhibitions throughout the years.

Regarding the high auction price, internet users had differing views. While others believed the sandals could have sold for even more, the majority felt there was no justification for spending this much money on worn-out items. “The pricing is the crazy part, Jesus that’s a house in most places,” one person said.

Another person said, “It must be nice to be able to spend $218K for a pair of old sandals (regardless of who wore them).” “Man, even the Sandal costs too much. Pass on proprietary software, a limited ecosystem, and a lack of expandability “another joked.

Steve Jobs was the creator and former CEO of Apple Inc., and his memorabilia has long been prized by collectors and computer fans. They are highly regarded by admirers and followers who are prepared to pay anything to obtain it.

Items containing Jobs’ well-known signature have consistently brought high prices at auction in recent years. A floppy disc bearing his autograph was sold for for $84,000 in December 2019. (Rs 60 lakhs). A 31-year-old magazine cover with Steve Jobs’ autograph sells at auction in 2020 for a stunning Rs 12 lakh.

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