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    Hermes White Ostrich, Ficelle Lizard, Violet Veau Doblis Suede & Natural Barenia Leather Sac Himalaya Bag with Gold Hardware
    Very Good to Excellent
    16.5" Width x 14.5" Height x 6" Depth
    This wonderful Himalaya bag is an amazing combination of four materials- White Ostrich, Natural Barenia Leather, Violet Veau Doblis Suede and Ficelle Lizard. This bag is rarely seen, almost mythical, highly prized, and immediately identifiable as a special piece from Hermes. A late eighties era creation from the Hermes ateliers, and rightly famous for its exotic appearance, complex construction, and mix of materials, it represents the summit of true Hermès style. This example is colorful and vibrant. The famous "Kelly" style gold plated closure adorns the front of the bag. It features two interior compartments, one with a zipper, the other a button closure. Even as a highly collectable piece, this bag is very easy to carry as a tote for daily wear.

    This bag is in Very Good to Excellent Condition. There are several black marks on the rear exterior, and some faint scratching to the Barenia leather. There is darkening to the ostrich, two small brown marks on the ostrich near the turnlock closure, and scratching with wear to all four clous. The hardware shows some signs of scratching and the interior has some light denting.

    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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    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2015
    8th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 844

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