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    That Tungsten Company is Auctioning Its largest-ever cube as an NFT

    Abstract:Midwest Tungsten Service will take bids on a 14 inch cube via OpenSea NFT.

      A key manufacturer feeding crypto‘s twitter’s tungsten craze is auctioning off an NFT tied to the largest tungsten cube its ever made.

      The NFTs title says it all: “The Tungsten Cube - 14 inch, ~1,784 lb cube held in Willowbrook, Illinois, USA by Midwest Tungsten Service.” Bidding on OpenSea begins Friday, e-commerce director Sean Murray told coindesk.

      According to the description on OpenSea, the NFT grants its holder once-a-year visiting rights for the super-dense cube.

      The NFT is the latest twist in a week-long meme saga that turned a sleepy metals manufacturer into crypto twitters unlikely celebrity…. And all because of super-dense cubes

      Traders and journalists and tweeters and moonbois have all been acquiring these desk tchotchkes for hundreds of dollars or more. (Full disclosure: this reporter has his own Midwest 1-incher. Its surprisingly dense!)

      Keeping the 14-inch cube at Midwest Tungsten HQ might be out of necessity.

      Murray previously told CoinDesk that Midwest Tungsten was considering creating a supremely heavy cube but wasnt sure how to get transportation squared away.

      Hed also sworn to keep Midwest Tungsten focused on the metals and not NFTs. But a week of surging sales changed the calculus.

      “I wanted to let you know first that we‘re going to try an NFT. Swerving out of our lane, I guess. The crypto twitter community’s enthusiasm for cryptocurrency and NFTs is contagious.”