Air Jordan 1 OG – Polyurethane Midsole Sample

January 8th, 2013 by | 7 comments


nike air jordan 1 with jordan 2 midsole Air Jordan 1 OG   Polyurethane Midsole Sample

A lot of the Air Jordan X meets Air Jordan Y hybrids have taken a lot of heat over the last few years, but did you know that the cross-hybridizing experiments have been going back for ages? It probably started early on in Nike’s roots – perhaps as a way to cut costs or to speed up production – and this rare Air Jordan 1 prototype displays that sort of concept with the polyurethane midsole taken straight from the Air Jordan II. These likely date around the time of the Air Jordan 1-II cusp (around ’85 and ’86), but one thing to notice is that the upper logo states ‘Nike’ and not ‘Air’, but the non-Air models were given a ‘Sky’ distinction, reserved for kids sizes. Check out the full shot of this incredible vintage sample below and let us know what other Air Jordan hybrids you’d like to see.

air jordan 1 prototype air jordan ii outsole Air Jordan 1 OG   Polyurethane Midsole Sample
Photo: air_andy

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7 comments
don dada23
don dada23

not !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

dopeman978
dopeman978

i am feeling these. no lie, these look like they belong out now. JB should think about dropping these. 

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