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    Hermès Vintage 28cm Shiny Black Crocodile Sellier Kelly Bag with Gold Hardware
    Circa 1940
    Condition: 4
    11.5" Width x 8" Height x 4" Depth
    This bag is done in Black Crocodile with Gold Hardware, featuring one top handle and a flap top with a turnlock closure. The interior is done in Black Leather and features three slip pockets. This bag includes two keys, a lock, and clochette.

    There is heavy pitting and scratching to the hardware together with tarnishing to the base feet and black residue to the handle components, retouching to the resin throughout the edges and to the base corners which show heavy wear, some wear to areas to the skin, as well as light to moderate scratching throughout. The underside of the flap top has some creasing, scratching, and about an inch long split to both sides. The interior shows heavy rubbing and scratching throughout. Additionally, there is dried glue residue around the touret base and the top handle, clochette, and rivets at the hardware plaques appear to have been replaced. This bag includes an Hermès dustbag.


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    Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000.

    Condition Rankings:

    1 - Like New, shows little to no evidence of wear, age or handling.
    2 - Exceptionally well-maintained, very minor signs of use, wear, age, or handling.
    3 - Pre-Loved, gently used with slight signs of wear. See extended condition report for details.
    4 - Pre-Loved, exhibits signs of wear and regular use. See extended condition report for details.

    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

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    September
    26th Sunday 1:50 pm CT
    Auction Dates
    September
    26th Sunday
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    6 Days 4h 31m 6s
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    (Lots 58001-58102) - 2:00 PM Central Time, Sunday, September 26, 2021.
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    Dallas, TX 75261



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    $2,900
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