- The largest cryptocurrency payment service provider in the world, BitPay, and Breitling, have partnered.
- Customers would be able to purchase any watch featured on Breitling’s website using these digital currencies.
- Tag Heuer announced the adoption of cryptocurrency payments for all online sales on its American website in mid-May.
One of the largest cryptocurrency payment service providers in the world, BitPay, and Breitling have teamed up to allow customers to purchase the company’s wristwatches and straps using bitcoin, BitPay said on June 28.
According to the upscale watchmaker’s website, BitPay accepts payments in several cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), DogeCoin (DOGE), and Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC).
Customers would be able to use these digital currencies to purchase any of the watches listed on Breitling’s website, with costs ranging from $3,300 for the Endurance Pro watch to $53,560 for the opulent Premier B21 Chronograph Tourbillion 42 Bentley.
It’s worth mentioning that Breitling isn’t the first luxury watchmaker to accept cryptocurrency payments. Tag Heuer confirmed in mid-May that cryptocurrency payments would be accepted for all online sales on its American website.
It’s worth noting that Breitling isn’t the first high-end watch to accept cryptocurrency transactions. In truth, Tag Heuer announced in mid-May that it would accept cryptocurrency payments for all online sales on its American website.
In mid-June, the Swiss watchmaker also introduced a new function for its Connected Calibre E4 smartwatch that allows customers to exhibit their digital art collections with verified proof of ownership by utilizing it as a non-fungible token (NFT) viewer.
Following suit, Hublot, a second high-end Swiss watchmaker, announced on June 21 the availability of 200 limited-edition luxury watches for online purchase using BitPay and a few other cryptocurrencies.