You Could Own Michael J. Fox's Self-Lacing Nikes From 'Back to the Future'

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Back to the Future Part II made a lot of promises about what life would be like in the year 2015: the film featured flying cars, 3-D movie marquees, hoverboard scooters—and self-lacing sneakers:



"The future" as portrayed by BTTF 2 is just five years away, and we're still stuck with cars that drive on roads. But one lucky (and rich) fan can get a taste of what 2015 could have been like, by bidding on the Nikes Michael J. Fox wore on-set :

Ever wondered what happened the Nike Air Mag sported by Marty McFly in Back to the Future II? Ever wanted to own the very pair worn by Michael J. Fox on set? Well here's your chance. At least equalling the rarest shoes of all time and certainly one of the most pined after, fans are now able to bid on the legendary sneaker in the hopes of owning the pair.

The shoes are valued at $12,000 to $15,000 (!!) and are being auctioned at Profiles in History.

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Eleanor Barkhorn is a former senior editor at The Atlantic.

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