Converse Chuck 70 and Pro Leather “Raygun” Background, Release Details, and resell

Nike continues to build up its “Roswell Rayguns”; themed collection with two new Converse sneakers! The Converse Chuck 70 and Pro Leather “Raygun” Release Date is on January 15th with a retail price of $85 for the pro leather and $95 for the Chuck 70. Keep reading for all the details!

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Before we dive into the details for these sneakers, let me walk you through some background!

The Roswell Rayguns

Roswell Rayguns History
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The Converse chuck 70 was famous on basketball courts during the ’70s and ’80s. even Michael Jordan preferred playing in them rather than other Nike sneakers at first. The Chuck 70s were so famous at the time that they captured over 70% of the basketball sneaker market during the ’70s.

The Converse Pro leather released in 1976 and also dominated the basketball sneaker market along with the Chuck 70. Being Converse’s first full-grain leather hoop shoe at a reasonable price, the Pro Leather lived on for decades to come.

The Roswell Rayguns, on the other hand, is a fictional ABA team created by Nike for their basketball sneaker campaign in the 2000s.

The story is about a struggling team in 1975 until their mid-season when some beings from another planet come to visit. A character named “Dr.Funk” walks out with a team of All-Stars and they go on to dominate the sport.

From this story, came the Iconic Nike SB Dunk low Rayguns that were advertised as special “Time-Traveling shoes” in a Rayguns-themed colorway.

Nike’s latest Converse Chuck 70 and Pro Leather “Raygun” sneakers are set to release soon. To help you decide whether to cop or drop for resale, let’s head over to StockX.

Converse Chuck 70 Joshua Vides Black

Converse Chuck 70 Joshua Vides Black

Retail Price: $110

Peak Resell: $200

Release Date: 07/20/2019

Colorway: Black/White

This relatively plain Converse Chuck 70 dropped back in 2019 and maintains a plain black/white upper. Off-white laces and a white midsole with black detailing finish off the design.

On StockX, the average selling price is $120 which is a small gross profit of $10. At peak resale prices, they’ve also been sold for as high as $200 per pair.

Converse Chuck 70 and Pro Leather “Raygun”| Closer Look

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Retail Price: (Chuck 70) $95

                    (Pro Leather) $85

Estimated Resell: $100-$120

Release Date: January/15/2021


First up is the Converse Chuck 70. Donning a clean white canvas upper, it’s contrasted by a “Raygun” pattern along with its Off-White midsole. Rayguns and Converse branding cover the insoles and side collars while a white outsole completes the look.

Then comes the blacked-out Converse Pro Leather that’s contrasted by a similar “Raygun” patter along the lateral sides. Branding on the tongue and insoles add an additional layer of detail while an off-white sole finishes off the look.


Estimated Resell

I believe these may sell out in smaller sizes, however, I wouldn’t expect profits too high if any. Using my estimated resell value, I expect profits of around $20 per pair.

If you’r trying to cop, make sure you go for personal sizes.

Where to Buy

You can buy both these sneakers at select retailers and on January 15th at 10:00 am EDT. The retail prices are $85 and $95 for the Pro Leather and Chuck 70 respectively.

You can also buy them today at reseller websites such as StockX.


Converse Chuck 70 and Pro Leather “Raygun”

Retail Price: (Chuck 70) $95

                    (Pro Leather) $85

Estimated Resell: $100-$120

Release Date: January/15/2021

Where to Buy: (Retail) Converse 

                       (Resale) StockX

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In other news, Nike is set to release the  Air Force 1 Low and Air Raid “Raygun” sneakers soon.

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Mohammad Yousaf

Mohammad Yousaf

As a business student, Mohammad was thoroughly impressed with where the secondary market was heading for sneakers. He quickly realized that what used to be considered as a side hustle, was now the main income stream for many. He has studied the game ever since.


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