NFT sales witnessed a boom in February. Other than the 41.5% increase in the number of unique buyers, last month also saw some of the most expensive NFT sales in history. These are the top five NFT sales of February 2023.
1. Sewer Pass #21915 – $1.6 million
The most expensive NFT sale award for February 2023 goes to Sewer Pass #21915. The token was bought by AdamWeitsman from Kyle “Mongraal” Jackson at a value of 1,000 ETH ($1.6 million.)
The function of Sewer Pass was access to Yuga Labs’ Dookey Dash interactive skill-based mint.
2. CryptoPunks #5066 – $1.43 million
The CryptoPunks collection consists of 10,000 (6,039 males, 840 females, 88 zombies, 24 apes, and 9 aliens) randomly generated NFTs. The NFT project was launched in June 2017 and designed by Matt Hall and John Watkinson.
NFTs in this collection are known for their rare features and, consequently, they are sold at high values. CryptoPunks have been sold at Christie’s and other auction houses.
CryptoPunk #5066 is fitted with an earring (owned by 2459 Punks), a knitted cap (owned by 419 Punks), and a smile (owned by 238 Punks). This NFT was sold by the founder of Moonbirds, Kevin Rose, to 0x26206c at 857 ETH ($1.43 million.)
3. Bored Ape Yacht Club #7090 – $1.3 million
BAYC #7090 stands out from its peers with its solid gold fur. Coupled with a multicolored set of teeth, a pair of heart glasses, and a t-shirt associated with the service industry, this NFT is the 62nd most unique Bored Ape Yacht Club asset.
BAYC #7090 was sold by Jimmy “j1mmy” McNelis for 800 ETH, which is roughly $1.3 million. The buyer, however, remains unknown.
4. Fidenza #157 – $666,500
The Fidenza project is a collection of 999 NFTs built on the Ethereum blockchain. It is the most versatile generative algorithm made by Tyler Hobbs, and the collection was launched on November 6, 2021.
Fidenza #157 was sold by an unknown collector for 390 ETH ($666,500) to an unknown party.
5. CryptoPunks #2311 – $499,000
The second CryptoPunk on this list has several unique features, including a hoodie (owned by 3%), a shadow beard (owned by 5%), and an earring (owned by 25%).
The CryptoPunk is #2311 out of 6039 male CryptoPunks. The NFT was bought by BuyPunks from E0CC6A on February 2. It was sold for 303 ETH, which was about $499,000.