“MERRY CHRISTMAS” THE WORLD'S FIRST SMS

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“MERRY CHRISTMAS” THE WORLD'S FIRST SMS

VODAFONE GROUP

“MERRY CHRISTMAS” THE WORLD’S FIRST SMS 


Installation in acrylic and mixed media, staging the legendary mobile phone that received the first SMS. The animation displays in a digital screen a replica of the original communication protocol of the world's first SMS.

29 x 19.5 cm


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Non-fungible token: ERC-721

Token ID: 1

Minted on: 18/12/2021

Edition: 1/1

Smart Contract Address: 0x7ccc16b30893f98b9ae942d4a149aaa5320513f6


This associated NFT, Non-Fungible Token, is a protocol replica of the world's first SMS. It was received on the Vodafone network by Richard Jarvis, director of the telecommunications operator Vodafone, on December 3rd 1992. The message said "Merry Christmas". 


The NFT Smart Contract represents the exclusive ownership of a detailed and unique digital replica of the original communication protocol that transmitted the world’s first SMS. The exclusive NFT was minted in an edition of 1 and Vodafone assures that Vodafone will not mint another NFT related to the first SMS in the future.


The smart contract also gives access to a certificate issued by Vodafone CEO, and signed by Nick Read, on 13/12/2021 that confirms the authenticity and uniqueness of this NFT.


ETHERSCAN LINK TO SMART CONTRACT DOCUMENTS HERE

READ DETAILS HERE


Contact to bid: bid@aguttes.com

More info: Maximilien Aguttes • +33 7 68 02 88 68 • maximilien@aguttes.com 



Vodafone precises in his Smart Contract that the buyer of the lot will receive the following assets: 


1. A detailed replica of the original communication protocol created by Vodafone, which documents the sending/receiving of the world's first SMS. The buyer receives the replica as a PCAP file. In addition, the buyer receives the replica of the original communication protocol as TXT files (coded/uncoded versions) and as PDF files (coded/uncoded versions). 

2. A digital frame in the form of a physical asset (29x19.5cm). In this frame, a 3D animation is shown in which the mobile phone is presented at the moment of receiving the world’s first SMS. In addition to the physical asset, the buyer also receives the included 3D animation as an MP4 file as a digital version. 

3. An animated version of the entire replica of the original communication protocol code, which documents both the sending and the reception of the world’s first SMS. 

4. A certificate guaranteeing the authenticity and uniqueness of the NFT "Merry Christmas" The World's First SMS to the owner, signed by Vodafone Group CEO Nick Read (Smart Contract/Token ID/Mint-Date/Edition 1/1) 

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