• Vintage and Modern Jewels at S auction at Christies

    Sale 5896

    Vintage and Modern Jewels at South Kensington, Including Fine Hermès Handbags

    19 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 370

    AN AMETHYST CROCODILE 'BIRKIN' BAG

    HERMÈS, 2008

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN AMETHYST CROCODILE 'BIRKIN' BAG
    HERMÈS, 2008
    silver palladium hardware, with padlock, keyfob and dustbag
    Crocodylus Porosus
    35cm
    Blindstamp L


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    This item may be subject to export and/or import restrictions. It is the sole responsibility of the purchaser to obtain any necessary permissions.

    Sold with copies of Hermès import documentation. See department for details.

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    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.