After the emergence of cryptocurrencies and their exchanges with each other, the goods and services for a long time, this exchange remained the prerogative of the few cryptoendoliths as selling and buying side. There were few transactions, some of them were, as we now see it, a curious nature, many of them preserved only in folklore – themed threads on bitcointalks.org. Worldcore has prepared a review of the five largest known transactions of purchase of the property for bitcoin.
The higher the volatility of the cryptocurrency at a low until recently, the market capitalization was not allowed to use bitcoin as a medium of exchange. Buying with cryptocurrency if you compare them with the monetary system of any country is how the output of goods on the market at today’s hyperinflation and the future of hyperdeflation. Neither of which exchange rate stability is not out of the question so the transactions are not that irregular, and extremely rare in nature, the non-public. And in the morning or the buyer will grab his head or a seller to find a way to bring back the sold asset.
5 place in the ranking of major transactions purchase of assets bitcoin is buying in 2013, Oliver Janssens of flights on a private jet from Brussels to nice.I booked a flight to the English company jet operator PrivateFly.com. The details of the booking, the parties did not disclose, but according to CoinDesk, a similar flight would cost at that time approximately from 10 to 55 bitcoins, depending on the size of the leased aircraft.
4 takes place sale in the same year, Porsche Cayman S by an anonymous buyer in Texas, family, who paid 300 bitcoins to become the owner of a great car. About the buyer know that it was a “young businessman working on different things, from construction to production and sale of food and beverages.”
3rd place is selling Didi Taihuttu – Dutch IT-specialist, miner 2012, the father of three children – private home with all the equipment for 85 bitcoins in the fall of 2017. Since then, the family lived in campsites, and cryptoanalyst Didi because of his desperate adventure become a media person, a consultant at the ICO, together with his wife he brings his children, sends 20% of the income in the purchase of cryptocurrency and is going to hold the bitcoin until 2020.
2nd place is selling businessman Michael Komarinski his home in coral Gables, Miami area of 900 square meters in February 2018 for 455 bitcoins (about 6 million USD at the time). Interestingly, the deal took place in late January 2018, if the price of bitcoin is around 10 thousand dollars for 1 bitcoin, and after a week, the rate of BTC/USD fell more than 35% to 6200 per unit.
In the analysis made by the specialists had a lot of real estate transactions, but generally, these transactions do not reveal neither the cost nor their anonymity, so the top-5 were included the biggest deal with a known price and known for one of the parties.
1 place in the most expensive purchases for bitcoin occupied, occupies and will occupy the legendary purchase of two pizzas for 10,000 bitcoins in may 2010, a programmer from Florida lászló Chainitem. At that time bitcoin was not yet a world commodity and it was impossible to determine his true value. It is only known that according to various estimates it was from about 0.8 to 0.3 US cents. In the forum thread bitcointalk.org he wrote on 18 may that he was ready to exchange the 10,000 bitcoins for two pizzas and delivery. And 4 days later found a man with the nickname “jercos”, paid for two pizzas Papa John’s on the map and indicating the shipping address Laszlo. Since then, may 22 is celebrated all cryptoanalysts as Bitcoin Pizza Day, and the cost at the moment, these pizzas are conducted online in a special chart, and Laszlo Heinitz forever became the “man who bought 2 pizzas for ten of thousands of bitcoins”.
Summing up this shopping list, analysts Worldcore note that if to allocate the transaction sale and purchase timeline, and to compare with the growth rate of bitcoin, you will see that the interest in this kind of purchases are confined to the local maxima of the value of the cryptocurrency. The interest of the sellers property is not scriptactive received in return, and its value expressed in terms of a traditional currency. So, strictly speaking, this transaction is not of sale, and direct exchange of one asset for another. For the full recognition of bitcoin as a currency lacks two things: capitalization, due to lack of value which the exchange rate of an asset subject to a strong volatility and a convenient mechanism of exchange for goods and services. Such a mechanism, for example, all used and all accept credit card.