There’s an amazing feature on eBay, something probably well known by frequent users but a new find for me: saved searches. After finding the name of the shoe, a lengthy process outlined here, I set one up for the Marun.
Amazingly, it works. I get about two hits a year, for pairs of Marun in varying sizes and conditions.
Luckily I’m a very central size, being able to wear both adidas 9 and 9.5, so the searches come up relevant more often than they might for someone else.
Two years later, the results are good. My first pair is lightly used, size 9:
So, despite fears of replaceability in the world of modern manufacturing, the items we once loved are out there, somewhere.
Or so we can keep hoping.