Pixabay It was 18 h 09 December 3 901. The director of Vodafone, Richard Jarvis, receives on his Orbitel 768 the very first SMS in history: “Merry Christmas”. It was then sent from a computer. As reported by Le Figaro, 23 years later, this post is for sale. The British operator, which has grown and modernized its range, is going to put it up for auction.
The Aguttes house will offer it on 18 next December in the form of NFT, a digital ownership certificate. The organizer specifies that in addition to this certificate, the lucky winner will be entitled to an animated version of “the digital communication code” as well as a “digital frame” which must represent the phone in question at the time. >> To read also – Ledger expects a “groundswell” on cryptocurrencies and NFTs, “billions” could access them
In any case, it is a safe bet that the auctions will fly. On the one hand because the Aguttes auction house estimates its price between 92. and 200. euros, details Le Figaro. Also because the funds raised will be donated to a charity, in this case the United Nations Agency for Refugees. Finally, because the NFTs have been on the rise in recent weeks, some buyers being ready to put in huge sums to become the owner. The first website created has already been put up for sale, like the first email, but also the first tweet. Last March, Jack Dorsey, the founder of Twitter, had sold his first tweet for $ 2.9 million . It represented an image of the message “I create my Twttr account” (“just setting up my twttr”). It was acquired by entrepreneur Sina Estavi. And even the lesser-known sometimes sell NFTs at terrific prices. A young boy from 12 had separated from a series of small pixelated drawings made during his vacation against the sum of 200. £ (approximately 338. 000 euros). As Christmas approaches, this first SMS could make people happy. >> To read also – For the first time in history, an NFT is auctioned
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