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Mystery man $9k Trump sneaker bid

CEO wins autographed golden sneakers after $13,700 bid at Sneaker Con. Trump announces shoe line after New York legal battle.

Roman Sharf, the CEO of luxury watch dealer, Luxury Bazaar, recently made headlines after winning an autographed pair of Donald Trump's new golden sneakers at Philadelphia's Sneaker Con. Sharf placed a winning bid of $13,700 for the "Never Surrender high-tops" and walked away with the limited edition shoes, which feature an American flag detail on the back. The sneakers, which are part of Trump's new shoe line, reportedly sold out in less than two hours after the launch, with only 1000 pairs available.

The video of Sharf smiling and showing off the golden sneakers after outbidding other buyers was shared on social media. He expressed his excitement after winning, stating that he plans to wear the one-of-one Donald Trump-signed sneakers at a "winning celebration" in November. Sharf, who was born in the Soviet Union and now resides in Philadelphia, is known as one of the world's biggest grey market watch dealers. His business generates about $200 million in sales annually and employs 30 staff.

The announcement of Trump's new shoe line came during a surprise appearance at the event. The line includes a low-top style in either "T-Red" or "POTUS" white, both with a golden "45" on the side, as well as a "Victory 47" perfume. Aside from the shoe line, Trump has been involved in legal battles, as a New York judge ordered him to pay $544.5 million for allegedly inflating his net worth to dupe banks and insurers. However, the judge later reinstated Trump's "business certificates" and left it up to a third-party monitor to oversee his assets.

Despite the legal battles, Trump expressed his excitement for the launch of the shoe line, stating that it's something he's been talking about for over a decade and believes it will be a big success. The announcement was met with mixed reactions from the crowd, with both loud boos and cheers. The ruling also bars Trump from being the CEO of the Trump Organization or holding any top business office in the state for three years, but he could appoint someone else to run the company during that time.

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