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World premiere with NFT luxury watch auction
To date, the NFT auction has already received a bid for 25 ethers (~ $ 50,000) for Jean-Claude Biver’s digital twin Bigger Bang All Black Tourbillon Chrono Special item look.
Jean-Claude Biver and WISeKey announce
the sale will be extended until April 30, 2021.
This watch will be the first luxury watch to have a digital life with certified ownership and authenticity.
This digital twin will be the “authentic” double of the physical watch in the digital space.
Geneva, Switzerland, April 6, 2021 – Jean-Claude Biver and Swiss cybersecurity company WISeKey International Holding Ltd (SIX: WIHN, NASDAQ: WKEY) announce the extension of the first historic NFT auction of a luxury watch until at the end of April. The extended period of the NFT auction will start on April 7, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. CET from www.wisekey.com/wiseart/ and will end on April 30, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. CET.
The winner of the auction will take possession of Jean-Claude Bivers’ digital twin Bigger Bang All Black Tourbillon Chrono Special item watch, a timepiece that served as a benchmark for tourbillons and complicated models released during its time at Hublot, while the physical watch will remain in Bivers’ personal collection.
Jean-Claude Biver and Carlos Moreira, CEO of WISeKey, launched 12 years ago the first digital certification of a luxury watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIWx_Z6JdJA. They are now reproducing this technological advance with the use of digital identification combined with NFT to use the digital certificate of authenticity existing on the Hublot watch and to verify and create a digital twin with its corresponding NFT.
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