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Adidas Superstars without shelltop?
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07-05-15, 05:34 PM #16
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Or maybe he meant half shells.
Sam - I think they were €50-60. Let me know if you are interested. Friend works in the same building and he can easily pick them up.

08-05-15, 11:31 AM #17
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(07-05-15, 12:08 PM)benji Wrote:  The first Superstar 2 didn't have a shell toe, looked more like a super skate

Pics or GTFO!
This will be news to me!



08-05-15, 12:44 PM #18
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[Image: adidas-superstar-2-cangoran-1977-2.png]

Fake Kangaroo too. High on my grail list just for their perculiarity.

08-05-15, 12:50 PM #19
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info says 1977. 
catalogue pic..
[Image: adidas-superstar-2-promodel-2-1976.png]

japanese text with google translate: And Legend Center of Los Angeles Lakers, "Abdul-Jabbar", is a new material, "Adidas Kangoran" of the 1977 ad featuring a second model of the superstar.


"Kangoran (Cangoran)" is a synthetic leather Adidas has developed, born as alternative materials such as kangaroo leather. It is used from the upper of the shoe the 1960s, you are registered trademarks with the kangaroo of illustrations logo in 1976.

In Kangoran campaign of ※, hired sports star, appeal the new material on the theme of environmental protection. This is featuring "basketball shoes Edition" in Kareem Abdul Jabbar who had signed the Adidas and the sponsor contract at that time (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar), we have to pick up the superstar of the diffusion model (low-end model).

(Photo on) only a short time in the 1970s was released, it made Kangoran "Superstar 2". High-top model with the same specifications "pro model 2" was also released at the same time.

Detailed sneakers book retro basketball shoes, "Where'd You Get Those?" (Mr. Bobito Garcia (Bobbito Garcia) Author) The "Super Star 2 and the professional model 2 at that time has never seen in the US market, perhaps than was the model for the European market it is written with ", in Europe for Adidas catalog in 1976, very similar to the model of the design has been published as a" superstar ".

08-05-15, 01:19 PM #20
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I looked into this as I thought it might just be a mistake in a catalogue. But the silhouette was advertised in U.S. Newspapers at the time.






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