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    Hermes 35cm Matte Havane Porosus Crocodile Birkin Bag with Gold Hardware
    Excellent Condition
    14" Width x 10" Height x 7" Depth
    This is a truly stunning crocodile Birkin. Not only is this the hardest to find, most sought after bag in the world, but it is done in the finest skin, Porosus Crocodile. The Matte finish is more difficult for Hermes to produce, and therefore is more expensive. Matte Porosus Crocodile in Havane with Gold Hardware, this rich shade of dark brown is at the same time a spectacular piece of art, as well as a functional, wearable bag. This bag features two rolled handles, and a flap top with a turnlock closure. The skins on this particular Birkin are quite striking. The smaller the scales and the more symmetrical, the higher grade that a skin is. This Birkin displays some of the smallest and most symmetrical scales ever seen on a bag. The interior is done in Havane Chevre Leather, featuring one slip pocket and one zip pocket. This is a truly special bag and a special find. This bag includes a lock, two keys, and a clochette.

    This bag is in Excellent to Pristine Condition. The protective plastic is intact on the hardware, save for the touret. There is light scuffing to the base corners. There is a small tear in the touret opening. This bag includes an Hermes dustbag, clochette dustbag, a rain protector, protective felt, care card with its dustbag, two keys, a lock, and a clochette.

    CITES compliance applies to this lot. International Bidders may not have the lot shipped to them. See further limitations: see page 8, Jewelry, Watch & Luxury Accessory Term M, of our Terms & Conditions. Due to the nature of exotic wildlife materials, please be aware that inconsistencies may naturally be present.


    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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    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2015
    8th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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