At the Heritage Auctions event on December 4th, Hermes ruled the day, once again proving that the Birkin bag will always retain it’s exclusive charm. This event was the largest Luxury Accessories Auction ever held, and the result thrilled auctioneer Heritage Auctions. Matt Rubinger, Director of Luxury Accessories at the Auction house, said, “this was the single finest grouping of its kind at auction, and bidders zeroed in on the quality and the rarity in the lots. Our luxury events are growing every year, and this auction sets the bar that much higher.” The five Hermes bags, including four Birkins and one Kelly, which are a part of the whole collection that sold for a cool $3.2 million, are :
Diamond Birkin Handbag –
Leading the Hermes collection was an amazing 35 cm Diamond Birkin bag. Made with Shiny Black Porosus Crocodile leather, this bag has been taken from Hermes’s extraordinary collection. The bag is finished with 18K white gold hardware and measures 14” Width x 10” Height x 7” Depth. The bag had been maintained in excellent condition and was auctioned for $122,500.
Shiny Violet Birkin Bag –
This extremely rare 30 cm bag is in pristine condition and made of Shiny Violet Porosus Crocodile leather. The interior is finished with Violet Chevre leather and contains one slip pocket and one zip pocket. It features palladium hardware and includes a lock, key, clochette, and dustbag. This sought-after bag was auctioned for $74,500 and measured 12” width x 8” height x 6” depth.
Nilo Birkin Bag –
This beautiful Nilo Birkin bag is made with Matte Havana Nilo Crocodile leather and finished with palladium hardware. This 30 cm bag has interiors in Havana chevre leather with one slip pocket and one zip pocket. This bag, too, is in pristine condition and still has plastic on its hardware. It was auctioned with the lock, key, clochette, dustbag, and box. Measuring 12” width x 8” height x 6” depth, the bag sold for $65,500.
HAC Birkin Bag –
This extremely rare 40 cm Matte Amethyst Porosus Crocodile leather bag is one of the world’s most sought-after Birkins. It features palladium hardware still in its plastic. The lovely shade of Amethyst makes this bag one of a kind. The interior has been finished in Amethyst chevre leather. The bag is in pristine condition and comes with the lock, key, clochette, and dustbag. The bag measured 16″ Width x 14″ Height x 9″ Depth and was auctioned for $62,500.
Sellier Kelly Bag –
This bag is in excellent condition and made of Shiny Rouge H Caiman Crocodile leather. The Caiman Crocodile leather sets it apart from the other bags featured in the collection. The interior has been finished in Rouge chevre leather and has one zip pocket plus two slip pockets. This 32 cm bag has gold hardware and comes with a shoulder strap, lock, key, clochette, and dustbag. Measuring at 12.5” width x 10” height x 4” depth, the bag was auctioned for $62,500.