MEDIA ALERT | Luxury Handbags and Accessories Sales: Online Only and Trunks and Travel Shop | New York | October 2015

New York

October 13, 2015, New York – Christie’s announces that two simultaneous e-commerce sales of luxury handbags and accessories are available exclusively on www.Christies.com/NYhandbags. The Online-Only Auction will run for 10 days beginning Tuesday, October 13, with bids starting at $250. In addition, a themed sale of Trunks & Travel on the Christie’s Handbag Shop offers collectible trunks and travel bags.

ONLINE-ONLY SALE

October 13 – 22

The Online-Only Auction will include 95 pieces comprised of Handbags & Accessories by brands such as Hermès, Chanel, Céline, Louis Vuitton, and other top luxury handbag designers, with starting bids ranging from $250 - $17,000. Bidding will remain open through Thursday, October 22.

TRUNKS & TRAVEL SHOP  

Going on now through November 9

The Trunks & Travel Shop brings 30 travel highlights from brands such as Hermès and Louis Vuitton to collectors with complimentary shipping worldwide. Offered for sale are special Louis Vuitton Trunks, including a trunk signed by Louis Vuitton in 1877 and a trunk used for military rifle storage during World War I. Other pieces include soft sided Hermès travel bags, such as the Birkin and the Victoria, as well as a limited edition Hermès Carbon Fiber Briefcase. 

About Christie’s

Christie’s, the world's leading art business, had global auction, private and digital sales in 2017 that totalled £5.1 billion / $6.6 billion. Christie’s is a name and place that speaks of extraordinary art, unparalleled service and international expertise. Christie’s offers around 350 auctions annually in over 80 categories, including all areas of fine and decorative arts, jewellery, photographs, collectibles, wine, and more. Prices range from $200 to over $100 million. Christie's also has a long and successful history conducting private sales for its clients in all categories, with emphasis on Post-War & Contemporary, Impressionist & Modern, Old Masters and Jewellery.

Alongside regular sales online, Christie’s has a global presence in 46 countries, with 10 salerooms around the world including in London, New York, Paris, Geneva, Milan, Amsterdam, Dubai, Zürich, Hong Kong, and Shanghai.

*Please note when quoting estimates above that other fees will apply in addition to the hammer price - see Section D of the Conditions of Sale at the back of the sale catalogue.

*Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and are reported net of applicable fees.