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    Hermes 23cm Cognac Ostrich Single Gusset Constance Bag with Gold Hardware
    Circa 1970's
    Good to Very Good Condition
    9" Width x 6" Height x 1.5" Depth
    The Constance bag is the perfect Hermes shoulder bag. The shoulder strap can be worn long or short, and the iconic Gold "H" clasp is featured prominently on the front of the bag, and a slip pocket on the reverse exterior adds to the utility. The gorgeous Cognac Ostrich is classic and versatile. The interior is Agneau Leather with one compartment, one zip pocket, and one slip pocket.

    This bag is in Good to Very Good Condition. There is scratching to the hardware, darkening to the shoulder strap, and darkening to the exterior ostrich throughout. There is creasing to the exterior in places, warping to the shoulder strap in places, and patina to the hardware. The interior leather exhibits scratching, scuffing, denting, some water spotting, blue ink stains, and fading and darkening in places. This bag emits a vintage odor.


    NOTE: CITES compliance applies to this lot. International bidders may not have the lot shipped to them. Transport of such lots require special licenses for export, import or both. Bidders are responsible for any licenses and /or permits. California State law prohibits the importation of any product containing Python skin into the State of California, thus no lot containing Python skin will be shipped to or invoiced to a person or company in California. Fossil Ivory is currently banned or restricted in the following U.S. States: New York, New Jersey, California, Hawaii, New Mexico, Oregon, Illinois and New Hampshire.

    Condition Rankings:

    Pristine - shows little to no indication of handling.
    Excellent - shows very minor evidence of handling.
    Very Good - shows evidence of wear and handling, with no major flaws.
    Good - shows moderate wear and is fully functional.
    Fair - shows moderate wear and has condition issues that may or may not be repairable.

    References to gold or silver hardware, unless otherwise specified, describes the color and is not meant to infer the type of metal.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2016
    27th-28th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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