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    Hermes 40cm Shiny Etrusque Porosus Crocodile HAC Birkin Bag with Palladium Hardware
    Very Good Condition
    15.5" Width x 14" Height x 10" Depth
    The HAC Birkin holds a special place is Hermes heritage. The HAC or Haute a Courroise bag was the original model for the Hermes Birkin bag. HACs are slightly taller and have shorter handles than their Birkin counterparts. This gives them an elegant and refined shape. This particular HAC is a true standout, done in the 40cm size in the most precious material this bag is incredibly rare. Done in Etrusque Porosus Crocodile this bag is accented with Palladium Hardware. This bag features two handles, lock, keys, and clochette. The interior is done in Etrusque Chevre Leather.

    This bag is in Very Good Condition. There are signs of wear throughout the bag especially at the base corners. There is scratching to the interior. There are scattered water spots throughout the exterior, and white scuffs to the base. There is scratching to the hardware. This bag comes with lock, keys, clochette, and an Hermes clochette dustbag.

    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.

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    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
    December, 2015
    8th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,672

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