If you may recall from this past September, Patrick George informed all of us about a seriously ugly pair of Air Jordans that were being sold new for $200 per pair at stores. Jalops laughed. I kinda liked them. But apparently the people who bought them were the smart ones.

At least one collector has put them up for sale on lyst.com for $400. That's right, ladies and gentlemen. In about seven short months, these bright red shoes have DOUBLED in value. There are a couple of other sites that are charging as low as $240, but I'm willing to bet that feet have touched them. And no serious shoe collector wants footwear that has seen pavement or bunions.

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The lesson in all of this?

1. Buy weird stuff.

2. Hold onto weird stuff for some time.

3. ???

4. PROFIT