Obama basketball jersey sells for US$120,000

11:27 | 20/08/2019
A basketball jersey once owned by former US president Barack Obama sold on Monday (Aug 19) for US$120,000, according to the Dallas auction house that sold it.
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Obama basketball jersey sells for US$120,000

The number 23 jersey belonged to 18-year-old Obama while he was a senior at Punahou high school in Hawaii, where he lived at the time, according to Heritage Auctions.

The jersey was valued at US$100,000 before it was sold.

Obama is a known basketball fan and was often seen playing during his tenure at the White House, with presidential staffers, celebrities or other guests.


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