Bored Ape Yacht Club member Vis.Eth has just purchased a golden fur ape for 777 Eth or $1,478,000 USD. This sale made waves, especially considering the current bear market. However, this sale shows that NFT enthusiasts like Vis.Eth see the potential of Bored Ape Yacht Club ( BAYC), beyond the bear market.
About the Golden Fur Bored Ape NFT sale
The Golden Fur Bored Ape NFT, or Bored Ape #5383, is a six-trait ape with angry eyes, a lumberjack shirt and a bored-looking, unshaven mouth. According to Rarity Tools, Ape #5383 is the 320th rarest ape.
In an interview with the Bored Ape Gazette, Vis.Eth said: “I wanted to collect a golden monkey. 777eth is a suitable price. Yuga will be the first successful social verse.” This isn’t Vis.Eth’s first major sale. The NFT enthusiast previously purchased 4500ETH, or $9,000,000 USD worth of Otherdeeds.
About BAYC’s recent sales
BAYC remains one of the most popular blue-chip NFT collections. In addition to this recent Golden Fur Bored Ape NFT sale, an NFT enthusiast bought a Trippy Mega Mutant Bored Ape for 2300 ETH or $3.91 million USD. In June, American actor Seth Green made headlines after he paid 165 ETH or $300,000 USD to be reunited with his stolen Bored Ape.
Other famous individuals obsessed with BAYC include Madonna, who recently told Variety that she is pinning after Ape #3756. Elon Musk, Justin Bieber, Paris Hilton, Travis Barker and Shaquille O’Neal are but some of the many celebrities who own BAYC NFTs.