The Antiques AirCast has broken a record that had stood for several decades. Previously, the single most valuable item ever displayed on the show was a pair of shoes that had previously belonged to the 22nd Century mega-movie star Mikal Doomstone.
This week’s audience held its collective breath as a so-called ‘SmartPhone’ from the late 21st Century, discovered wedged under the seat of a Concordat space module being exhibited in the Trans-National Science Park, was valued at 1 Million Karats. This is over 10 times the value of Mr. Doomstone’s shoes. The ‘SmartPhone’ displayed on the show, the MyPhone ZXZ, is thought to be one of the last 3 in existence on the planet.
For those of you who wouldn’t know a ‘SmartPhone’ from an ‘airplane’, ‘SmartPhones’ were popular for over 75 years from around 1995. They were basic communication devices about the size of someone’s hand. People would carry them around in their pockets and frequently take them out to tap away at them so as to send messages to their friends via a satellite network.
Can you Imagine how unhygienic and inconvenient that must have been!!