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BARACK OBAMA’S HISTORIC GAME WORN HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL JERSEY AND MICHELLE OBAMA’S ICONIC BLACK NORMAN NORELL VINTAGE DRESS TO BE OFFERED AT AUCTION FOR THE FIRST TIME HEAD TO JULIEN’S AUCTIONS


The 44th U.S. President’s Historic 1979 Punahou School Basketball Jersey Joins ICONS & IDOLS TRILOGY: SPORTS December 4th Featuring All-Star Items from Michael Jordan, Colin Kaepernick, Kobe Bryant and More.

Michele Obama’s Iconic Cocktail Dress-the First Vintage Dress Ever Worn in Public by a First Lady-Will Headline ICONS & IDOLS TRILOGY: HOLLYWOOD December 6th.

The historic game worn high school basketball jersey worn by the 44th President of the United States, Barack Hussein Obama II, will be sold exclusively at the previously announced ICONS & IDOLS TRILOGY: SPORTS, the world-record breaking auction house to the stars’ sports event featuring historic items from Michael Jordan, Colin Kaepernick, Kobe Bryant and more, taking place Friday, December 4th, 2020, online at juliensauctions.com. Barack “Barry” Obama wore this jersey during his senior year at Punahou School as a member of the 1979 Hawaii State Champion boys’ varsity team. The jersey in itself represents the leadership and competitiveness he brought as a basketball player to become the President of the United States.

The Rawlings size 40 white mesh pullover features “PUNAHOU” and the number “23” on the front and reverse side with yellow and blue stripes, Punahou’s school colors. The historic game worn jersey and rare piece of American presidential history is estimated to sell at $150,000-$200,000 and is accompanied by a 1979 Punahou school yearbook, which includes photos of Barry Obama playing basketball in the same jersey.

As the nation’s first African-American president, Obama’s historic election into office and his two-term presidency sparked hope and change around the world. With wife, First Lady Michelle Obama and their two daughters Sasha and Malia, the Obama family left an enduring legacy of dignity and grace during their eight years in the White House.

During her years as the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama’s achievements and style made her not only one of the most iconic women in history but also the First Lady of Fashion.

Julien’s Auctions is proud to offer for the first time at auction a dress worn by the former First Lady: the black vintage Norman Norell cocktail dress worn by First Lady Michelle Obama to the reception for Christmas in Washington, a star studded televised charitable fundraiser and musical celebration of the holidays held December 12, 2010, at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. The headline making dress became a viral media sensation around the world and was reported by People, The Huffington Post, The Telegraph as well as late night TV shows, broadcast news and more to be the first time a First Lady had ever worn a vintage couture dress in public.

This circa 1950s dress with a fitted bodice, black satin straps and a silk organza tea-length skirt over an attached silk crinoline petticoat with multiple layers of tulle is estimated to sell at $50,000-$70,000. It will headline Julien’s Auctions ICONS & IDOLS TRILOGY: HOLLYWOOD taking place Thursday, December 3rd, 2020,  online at www.juliensauctions.com.

Our “Icons & Idols: Trilogy” takes place across first weekend of December with “Icons & Idols Trilogy: Rock 'N' Roll” taking center stage. The event will span over 700 historic artifacts featuring some of the most iconic memorabilia and important artifacts ever assembled, representing legendary music artists crossing over every genre, including Kurt Cobain, Nirvana, Prince, Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Johnny Cash, Jim Morrison, the Rolling Stones, Queen, David Bowie, The Police, Guns N’ Roses, Bob Marley, Elton John, Whitney Houston, Cher, and many more. all taking place on Tuesday, December 1st & Wednesday, December 2nd, live in Beverly Hills and online at www.juliensauctions.com

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Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

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Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020
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 ICONS & IDOLS TRILOGY: SPORTS
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