A pair of Birkenstock sandals worn by Apple Inc. APPL co-founder Steve Jobs throughout his life has been auctioned off for $218,750. Included in the deal was an NFT featuring Steve Jobs' sandals, minted on Polygon MATIC/USD blockchain.
What Happened: Julien’s Auctions organized the auction from Nov. 11 to 13. Over 19 bidders fought for possession of the footwear, with offers ranging from $15,000 to $175,000.
The NFT is a limited edition sandal that includes a sandal with the “imprint of Steve Jobs’s feet.” The package includes a storage and transport case and a Jean Pigozzi book titled The 213 Most Important Men in My Life.
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At first, the sandals and NFT were thought to be worth between $60,000 and $80,000, but after 19 bids, the sandals were sold for a whopping $218,750. The new owner of the sandal NFT has not been publicly disclosed.
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