DescriptionHermes 35cm Jaune Courchevel Leather Retourne Kelly Bag with Gold Hardware
V Circle, 1992
Good to Very Good Condition
14" Width x 10" Height x 5" Depth
Done in a discontinued color that is ideal for the vintage or savvy collector, this Kelly bag is a stunning example of the enduring exceptionalism of Hermes's leather goods. This bag is done in fabulous Jaune Courchevel Leather, a combination not often seen, and due to its discontinuation, incredibly difficult to attain. This bag features one top handle, Gold Hardware, one removable shoulder strap, and a flap top with a turnlock closure. The interior is done in Jaune Chevre Leather, featuring one zip pocket and two adjacent slip pockets. This bag includes two keys, a lock, and a clochette.
This bag is in Good to Very Good Condition. There is scratching to the hardware, slight darkening throughout the exterior leather consistent with age, and gentle scuffing with darkening at the base corners. There is noticeable wear to the resin edges, and some darkening to the leather near the top handle hardware. There is creasing to the edges and in the gussets. The interior leather exhibits some creasing, darkening, and denting at the base, There is brown patina to the interior zipper, with some glue runoff at the edges of the zipper fabric.
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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