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    Hermes Shiny Black Crocodile Sac Mallet Bag with Gold Hardware
    A Circle, 1971
    Good to Very Good Condition
    12.5" Width x 10.5" Height x 5" Depth
    This bag is done in Shiny Black Crocodile, featuring one top handle, Gold Hardware, and a double slide lock closure. The interior is done in Rouge H Chevre Leather, featuring two slip pockets with snap closures. There is a bottom compartment to this bag with a double flip clasp and pinch lock closure. The interior is done in Rouge H Grosgrain and Velvet. This bag includes two keys, and a clochette.

    This bag is in Good to Very Good Condition. There is scratching, brown patina, and darkening to the hardware appropriate with age. There is some light scratching across the crocodile, scuffing to the edges and the base corners from wear, and a few small scuffs to the base crocodile. There is some scuffing and general signs of wear to the clochette. The front leather tab is cracked on underside. The main compartment's interior shows drying from wear, making the Chevre stiff. There is scratching, scuffing, and denting to the Chevre Leather. There is significant general creasing to the interior leather from wear and age. The base compartment interior shows slight fading from wear. The handle shows wear indicative of its age. One of the keys is unoriginal. This bag includes an Hermes dustbag.

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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, 2016
    7th-8th Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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