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    Sale 5385

    Jewels at South Kensington Including Fine Hermès Handbags

    9 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 178

    AN EXCEPTIONAL LARGE BLACK CROCODILE BIRKIN

    HERMÈS, 2004

    Price Realised  

    AN EXCEPTIONAL LARGE BLACK CROCODILE BIRKIN
    HERMÈS, 2004
    palladium hardware, with dustbag, keyfob and padlock
    Crocodylus porosus
    55cm
    Blindstamp H


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    The near-pair of rare, oversized Birkins in this sale are examples of Hermès' mastery of fine leatherwork. This example is 55cm; lot 177 is 50cm.

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