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    Howard Hughes signature Sears Roebuck & Co. "Jeepers" tennis shoes. (ca. 1950s) White canvas tennis shoes (size 10 1/2) featuring blue foxing stripe above the rubber midsole with rubber toe cap and aluminum eyelets. Textured natural rubber soles bear rectangular label "Jeepers 424 Sold Only By Sears Roebuck and Co." New York Post columnist Earl Wilson wrote, "Howard Hughes wears tennis shoes around New York proving something fascinating about men's fashion: If you're Howard Hughes, it doesn't matter." Canvas exhibiting light soiling; bottom of soles exhibit wear. Overall, in very good condition. From the personal collection of Howard Hughes.

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    July, 2020
    23rd Thursday
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