Model: Converse – Converse Weapon
Original Release: 1986
Updates: Converse News
The Converse Weapon is a basketball legend that was originally released in 1986. It was a high top sneaker and utilized Converse’s Y Bar system to prevent internal foot slippage for maximum performance.
The Converse Weapon released with the slogan “Choose Your Weapon,” which was a hit wit fans. Basketball pros Larry Bird and Magic Johnson both had pairs of the Converse Weapon. In 2004, the Converse Weapon was reissued with fake ostrich-skin, but it was not nearly as big as the original release.
Magic and Bird in the Converse Weapon