Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT Breaks Record With $3.4M Sale Sotheby’s sets a new high mark for a single Bored Ape sale
It’s a new record for the popular Ethereum NFT avatar collection, which has generated nearly $1B in secondary trading volume across its sets.
The Ethereum-based Bored Ape Yacht Club has been one of this year’s biggest NFT sensations, notching nearly a billion dollars in secondary trading volume across its profile picture collections—and the rarest avatars in the set continue to break records
Today’s record-breaking NFT is listed by Rarity Tools as the third-rarest gold fur ape in the collection of 10,000 randomly generated illustrated avatars, and is ranked 17th overall based on the combined rarity of traits seen in the image. It was sold by Jim “j1mmy” Mcnelis, an NFT creator and entrepreneur