Controversial Nike Air Max 1 “Betsy Ross” Fetches $15,000 Bid On eBay

On July 1st, Nike scheduled the release of a fairly run-of-the-mill Air Max 1 release as a tribute to the upcoming Independence Day holiday. The shoes were decorated in red, white, and blue with a custom tongue logo and an embroidered flag on the heel – one that was in use as far back as 1777. The thirteen stars, arranged in a circular manner, represented the original thirteen colonies and has long been considered a symbol of patriotism. For sneakerheads, it brought back memories of a...

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