Havane Birkin 40cm in Matte Porosus Crocodile with Palladium Hardware, 2007
25,000 - 28,000 USD
Havane Birkin 40 cm in Matte Porosus Crocodile with Palladium Hardware, 2007
This Havane Hermès Birkin bag is crafted in Matte Porosus Crocodile with palladium hardware.
The bag features two sturdy rolled top handles, horizontal interlocking straps, turn lock closure and a signature padlock that opens with keys. The flap opens to a matching Havane chevre lining with one Hermès engraved zipper pull and one slip pocket on the opposite side.
Porosus crocodile is the most luxurious exotic skin from Hermès. It is created by polishing the spots with agate for a "Lisse Finish" to the leather of crocodile known as “salt water crocodiles” inhabiting in brackish waters and originating from Australia and Southeast Asian countries such as Singapore. Australian Saltwater Crocodile or more commonly called Porosus Crocodile is the most expensive and exclusive leather in the world.
Includes Clochette, Lock and Keys
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The item is in very good condition.
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