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Brown suede Birkenstocks that belonged to the late tech entrepreneur Steve Jobs sold for $218,750 on November 13. Image courtesy of Julien’s Auctions

1970s sandals worn by Steve Jobs auctioned for $218K

Brown suede Birkenstocks that belonged to the late tech entrepreneur Steve Jobs sold for $218,750 on November 13. Image courtesy of Julien’s Auctions

Brown suede Birkenstocks that belonged to the late tech entrepreneur Steve Jobs sold for $218,750 on November 13. Image courtesy of Julien’s Auctions

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The California house where Steve Jobs co-founded Apple is a historical site, and now the sandals he wore while pacing its floors have been sold for nearly $220,000. The brown suede Birkenstocks dating to the mid-1970s, described as “well used,” set a record for the highest price ever paid for a pair of sandals, Julien’s Auctions said November 13.

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