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    Sale 5892

    Jewels at South Kensington, including Fine Hermes Handbags

    17 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 269

    A GOLD, COURCHEVAL 'BIRKIN' BAG

    HERMÈS, 1989

    Price Realised  

    A GOLD, COURCHEVAL 'BIRKIN' BAG
    HERMÈS, 1989
    gilt metal hardware, with dustbag, keyfob and shoulder strap
    30cm
    Blindstamp S


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    This is one of the earliest production models of the Birkin bag. The shoulder straps were discontinued soon after.

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