Everything is going digital these days and collecting stamps seems to be following the trend. Lamborghini, together with Bitstamps, is launching a digital stamp via an App designed to create and collect digital stamps. Each stamp is a ‘single’ digital object: its history and uniqueness are guaranteed by Blockchain technology. The stamp can be purchased, collected, or resold exactly like a paper stamp.
First Lamborghini digital stamp
The first collaboration is dedicated to the Huracan EVO RWD Spyder, a new model Lamborghini unveiled at the beginning of this month, following the company’s reopening after the COVID-19 shutdown. The Huracan EVO RWD Spyder stamp is available from today by downloading the Bitstamps App, and will be issued in a limited and numbered edition of 20,000 pieces.
The stamp is part of a themed series dedicated to the history of the Italian sportscar maker. Over 20 of its most iconic cars will form the Automobili Lamborghini Collection.
Within their collection album, Lamborghini fans will be able to admire their stamps, check the progress of their collection and the stamps not yet acquired, decide whether to give them as a gift by sending them with an e-card, or resell them on the Marketplace that will open in the next few months.
Working for a long time in the philatelic field, it was not difficult for Nicola Archilli, the CEO of Bitstamps, to notice how the trade in stamps evolved from negotiations in niches to specialized stores, to auction houses and subsequently to web sales. Specialized platforms now have millions of specimens on offer and the market is very dynamic, even if not referred to the rarest and most expensive specimens.
In the digital collectibles sector, there are innumerable types of products offered ranging from clothes for virtual dolls to plots of land where you can build digital cities, but what made him think a lot and land with confidence on the digital stamp was the choice of the largest producer American baseball players card.
In April 2012, the company came out with a new app through which it is possible to buy the digital cards of baseball players. This diversification of the product has led the company, which still continues to print paper cards, to double its turnover by dividing it more or less equally in the two sectors. The new product was a success without going to the detriment of the paper ‘competitor’ and allowed a strong expansion
The Bitstamps App can be downloaded at Google Play and Apple App stores.