Description

    Hermes 32cm Black Ardennes Leather Retourne Kelly Bag with Gold Hardware
    Good to Very Good Condition
    12.5" Width x 9" Height x 4" Depth
    It does not get much more classic than this Kelly bag. Hermes introduced the Kelly bag in the 1930s and the bag takes it name from Grace Kelly, a fan of the bag who notably used it to shield her pregnancy from the public in 1950s. This particular Kelly is done in one of the most desirable color, leather and hardware combinations. This bag is done in beautiful Black Ardennes Leather and accented with Gold Hardware. This bag features a top handle, shoulder strap and a flap top with a turnlock closure. The interior is done in Black Chevre Leather with one zip pocket and two slip pockets.

    This bag is in Good to Very Good Condition. There is scratching and patina to the hardware, scratching, scuffing, denting and creasing throughout the exterior, There is scuffing to the base corners, and some scuffing and scratching to the base leather. There is wear to the top handle near the hardware, and patina to the clous. The interior is scratched, scuffed, dented, and creased. This bag does not include a lock, keys, or clochette. This bag includes a shoulder strap.



    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 Dates
    December, 2015
    8th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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