British auction house Christie’s has been immersed in the non-forgeable token (NFT) art and collectibles industry for some time now. Christie’s has auctioned off blockchain-backed items such as Block 21 of Portrait of the Mind, Cryptopunks, and Beeple’s NFT for more than $69 million.On October 1, Christie’s plans to sell a set of old vintage cards issued in 2017, a set that will also include a secret rare card.
Leading auction house Christie’s is selling a set of NFT vintage cards
The non-friable token (NFT) space has swelled considerably, and auction house Christie’s has been involved for some time. The popular British auction house first ventured into the NFT space in September 2020, when the company presented the 21st piece of the “Portrait of the Mind.”
Since then, the firm has been auctioning off NFTs in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes, and now it’s auctioning off a unique NFT collection called Curio Cards, one of the oldest Ether NFT collections produced back in 2017.
Curio Cards is a unique collection of 30 NFT cards. The set includes 17b, a secret rare card.
The creator of the Curio Cards project, Thomas Hunt, also known as “Crazy Bitcoin”, Hunt predicted at the time that NFTs would be a big deal, and at the time, Hunt told us that the collection would feature certain cryptocurrency artists.
Now, Christie’s will be selling a full set of vintage cards, as the company’s auction calendar indicates the sale will take place in New York City on October 1, 2021.On August 30, the leading auction house tweeted about the upcoming vintage card sale. Christie’s wrote.
As part of our Post-War to Present auction on October 1 in New York City, we are proud to present a complete set of Curio Cards, a set of 30 non-fungible tokens considered to be some of the oldest artworks on the Ether blockchain.
Curio Cards Wrapper Marketplace Data on Opensea Shows Volume of $75.2 Million Currently, the opensea.io Curio Cards Wrapper Marketplace shows 3,700 curio owners with a collection of 22,900 Ether ($75.2 million).
Curio Cards for sale on Opensea.
Similar to those selling rare Pepe Counterparty releases with the help of container software and a step-by-step guide to adding XCP NFTs, Curio Cards need to be packaged to be Opensea compatible. cards also have a Curio packaging tool, and the Curio documentation explains the process in detail.
“The 1% artist royalty on Opensea sales was voted on by the community on 3/31/21. 100% of this royalty is split equally between the original artists,” the marketing description for the Opensea vintage cards states.
Christie’s holds the record for the most expensive NFT sale in history with Beeple’s “Everydays: The First 5000 Days” NFT. The auction house also sold a set of nine original Cryptopunks for $16.9 million.On September 17, Christie’s will hold its first NFT art auction in Asia, where it will sell Cryptopunks, Meebits and Bored Ape NFTs.
In addition to Christie’s, auction house Sotheby’s has also stepped into the world of non-friable token collectibles auctions. Sotheby’s first revealed its entry into NFT in mid-March 2021, when the auction house partnered with a popular digital artist known as “Pak.” Sotheby’s auctioned off a Cryptopunk for close to $12 million and sold the NFT source code of Timothy John Berners-Lee, the inventor of the world wide web, for $5.4 million, with the error