DescriptionHermes 32cm Shiny Black Crocodile Sellier Kelly Bag with Gold Hardware
12.5" Width x 9" Height x 4" Depth
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This elegant and classic 32cm Shiny Black Crocodile Kelly would make a wonderful addition to any collection. The Hermes Kelly bag was first introduced in the 1930's but was not called the Kelly bag until the 1950's when Princess Grace Kelly wore and popularized the bag. This particular Kelly bag is accented with Gold Hardware. The interior is Black Chevre Leather and features three slip pockets.
This bag is in Good Condition. The hardware shows wear, scratching, and denting. There is some light scratching throughout the bag, along with wear to the resin and corners. A shiny finish has been added to the exterior, which is peeling slightly on the front. There is sun bleaching to the crocodile, fingerprints in lacquer on the hardware, and the touret is loose. The shiny finish has small bubbles in it throughout, along with on top of the hardware. The interior shows light wear. This bag comes with a lock, keys, clochette, and Hermes dustbag.
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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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