From the Air Jordan 3 onward, the Air Jordan product line has featured a logo known as the "JUMPMAN." Until Michael Jordan's early retirement, the "JUMPMAN" jumped around:
This is the first model of Air Jordan that made the Nike AIR visible (as well as the first with the JUMPMAN logo). They were originally sold in early 1988, and sold for $100.
The sides also included decorative artificial snake skin.
Michael Jordan "JUMPMAN" logo is on the tongue (not easy to see in this
picture). Original Air Jordan 4 shoes were made in 1988, and sold in early 1989
Note that the Air Jordan
"JUMPMAN" logo is imprinted on the shoe sole as well as the tongue. Originals were
made in 1989 and 1990 and sold for $125. Reissues came out in 2000.
Air Jordan 6 was the 1991 version, and it originally sold for $125.
Air Jordan 7 was the 1992 version, and it originally sold for $125. Most
versions had "23" on the heel, but they also made a version with "9" on the
heel, for Michael's jersey number at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics (the one known
for the "sweats with the Reebok logo" flap, where many of the Nike endorsers
engaged in various tactics to obscure the Vector logo). This is a rare and
highly desirable version.
is the 1993 version, and it originally sold for $140. These are well-known for
the two straps that go across the vamp.
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