How to Buy Bored Ape NFTs
(Bored Ape Yacht Club)
Frequently Asked Questions
In August 2021, the highest sale for a single ape occurred when Bored Ape #7090 sold for 600 ETH ($2.25 million USD at the time) in a Sotheby’s auction. On September 9, 2021, 101 Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs were sold by the same New York-based auction house for a total of $24.4 million.
Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs were created in April 2021. All 10,000 assets were randomly generated from more than 170 unique traits. These traits include colored teeth, hats, eye patches, and other accessories. They even come with unique fur colors (blue, brown, gray, trippy, solid gold, etc).
Bored Ape Yacht Club assets are rare NFTs that are available on the Ethereum blockchain. They are Inspired by the ERC-721 standard, making them collector’s items and are highly sought-after by serious NFT investors.
Only 10,000 official BAYC assets are in existence and no more can be made. Each is tracked on the Ethereum blockchain and is completely unalterable. This rarity is what makes each ape so valuable.
Much like Cryptopunks, Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs are valuable because of their rarity and exclusivity. Only 10,000 are available and each acts as a golden ticket to additional club perks. The exclusive club feeling definitely drives the NFT sales of these digital assets.
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