Very limited mintage. Despite what the label says, I think less than 800 pairs were actually made. They've been "reissued" earlier this year, and I got a few of those, but the originals have remained elusive, until . . . . . Late last week there was a fleaBay auction. It was largely unnoticed by most because the seller was kind of describing these as though they were the reissue pieces, and not the originals. No matter, I saw what I saw, executed a fairly lowball snipe, and low and behold . . . . they arrived today! I bid half of what I've seen them consistently sell for, and won at 60% of my max bid . . . . Z @dwhiz , @Evan Saltis , this win is dedicated to you'ze guys, but no, I'm not parting with them . . . . .