DescriptionHermes Numbered, Limited Edition 40cm Carbon Fiber & Vache Naturelle Leather Espace Briefcase with Gold Hardware, 172/500
16" Width x 12" Height x 4" Depth
This briefcase is an incredibly special piece. Not only is it made of carbon fiber, a material used very rarely by Hermes, but it is also one of only five hundred that were made, making this such a great collector's item. Whether looking for a functional, beautiful briefcase to use everyday or wanting to build a diverse Hermes collection, this briefcase is a valuable item that you don't see often. The exterior is done in shiny carbon fiber, and it features a Vache Naturelle Leather handle and clochette with gold hardware, locking closure, and keys. The interior is also Vache Naturelle, includes one slip pocket, and is stamped number 172/500. With an approximate retail price of $16,000, this is a great opportunity to own such a special Hermes piece.
This briefcase is in Excellent Condition. There is light wear to the top handle, and the interior shows no wear. This briefcase comes with a dustbag.
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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