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    Hermes Limited Edition 35cm Shiny Black & Miel Porosus Crocodile Birkin Bag with Ruthenium Hardware
    Very Good Condition
    14" Width x 10" Height x 7" Depth

    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.
    This bag is incredibly rare and beautiful. It is a limited edition Birkin that exemplifies the craftsmanship and incomparable quality of Hermes products. It is done in Shiny Porosus Crocodile, one of the most valuable and luxurious materials available. The shine is created by using a stone to buff the skin, it is not coated with any added material. Its colors, Black and Miel, are a perfect neutral combination. Paired with rare Ruthenium Hardware, this bag is truly striking. It features two rolled handles, a lock, keys, and clochette. The interior is Miel Chevre leather with one zip pocket and one slip pocket. This Birkin would be an absolutely stunning addition to any Hermes collection.

    This bag is in Very Good Condition. The hardware is lightly scratched. There is light scuffing and small stray water spots throughout the exterior. The base corners show slight color loss and wear. The interior is lightly scuffed and worn. This bag comes with a lock, keys, clochette, small dustbag, rain protector, and felt protector.


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    Estimate: $35,000 - $50,000.

    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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    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Miscellaneous Collectibles, Large (view shipping information)

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2015
    5th-6th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
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