Vintage 1960's Blue Tag Converse Chuck Taylor 11 Mens Low Top Shoes All Star Usa For Sale
Vintage 1960's BLUE TAG Converse Chuck Taylor 11 Mens Low Top Shoes All Star USA
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This sale is for a very rare and early pair of Converse All Star Chuck Taylor basketball shoes.
These shoes have the early and sought-after square tag on the heels, dating them back to the 1960's.
These are blue canvas low-tops, in a men's size 11. Their soles measure approximately 12" long by 4" wide at the widest part.
As you can see, these are in as-found condition. I made no attempt to clean them up (explained in next paragraph). They are pretty worn, and have a hole worn in the center of the one sole, and various wear here and there, but nonetheless amazing that they survived all these years! I pulled these out of a warehouse and saved them from the landfill.
While maybe too beat up to wear (?), these would certainly be cool to put in a museum exhibit that, say, for example, showcased sandlot sports history, what kids wore on the playground or in gym class, etc.
You don't see very many 50's - 60's square tag Chucks on , and when you do, they can fetch hundreds of dollars. Don't pass these up!
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On Jul-29-13 at 11:01:49 PDT, seller added the following information:
I had an er message me stating that these are early 1970's and not 60's. I'm sure he knows better than I do. However, I did research these prior to listing them, and say several that looked identical in past sales and on other websites that were stated as 1960's. Regardless, they're old. offer accordingly. Thanks!
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Vintage 1960's Blue Tag Converse Chuck Taylor 11 Mens Low Top Shoes All Star Usa: $42