George Koehler, personal assistant and best friend of Michael Jordan, as seen in “The Last Dance”, has consigned his personal collection of Michael Jordan game used items to Goldin Auctions. Koehler, former owner of a limousine company, befriended Jordan in 1984 and have been working together ever since. His collection includes the most historic Jordan item ever to come to market, the last jersey Jordan ever wore in his NBA career, worn and photo matched to his final career game on April 16,2003. The jersey is now matched by MeiGray and Sports Investors Authentication to 14 games and worn on the road for nearly the final two month’s of Jordan’s career!
“This is easily the most significant Jordan jersey that has ever come up for public sale. It is the Final game played in the career of the greatest basketball player and biggest American sports icon in history. We expect heavy interest when this appears in our “Goldin Elite” auction in January 2021.” Says Ken Goldin, CEO and Founder of Goldin Auctions. “Goldin auctions is honored to have been selected to handle this historically important collection of Jordan’s personal items.”
Other highlights of the collection include a photo-matched Birmingham Barons minor-league baseball jersey, 1984-85 Air Jordan 1 signed rookie sneakers and several other photo matched Jerseys and worn equipment. Each key item is hand signed by Jordan and comes with a LOA form Koehler stating it was personally given to him by Michael Jordan.
The bulk of the collection will be available in Goldin Auctions Holiday auction starting Nov 23 and ending on Dec 12 and 13th on Goldinauctions.com. The final game worn jersey will be part of Goldin Elite in January 2021 and Goldin Auctions is currently accepting items valued at $10,000 and over on consignment to be sold alongside this historical NBA jersey. To get into the auction you can consign by emailing an image and description of your items to email@example.com.