Material: Leather, Textile, Rubber
Size 11
Includes original box (excluding the lid) and original tag from 1985.
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The Air Jordan 1 High “Royal” is an original version of Michael Jordan’s first signature shoe in the model’s iconic black-and-royal blue colorway. This sneaker was released by Nike in 1985 to coincide with Jordan’s rookie season in the NBA with the Chicago Bulls. While Jordan never wore the “Royal” in an official NBA game due to the league’s then-prohibitive team uniform policy, the colorway is still among the most revered Air Jordan 1s in history.

Original pairs of the Jordan 1 are known for their superb quality and attention to detail, and this pair is no exception. Soft black leather forms the base and is contrasted by royal blue leather on the overlays and Swoosh. The original Air Jordan 1 High from 1985 has a thin and slightly taller collar than the modern Jordan 1 High OG retro model that is based on this sneaker.

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