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Sell Your Hermès Bag with Sotheby's

Selling Handbags with Sotheby's is Simple

To receive a complimentary estimate from a Sotheby's specialist, we offer two convenient and confidential options:
1. Request an estimate online
2. Meet with a specialist in person in your nearest city

Hermès Bags Sold at Sotheby's

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Get Started with an Estimate

Curious about the value of your designer bag and how to sell it? Submit photos and information about your Hermès designer handbag to begin your complimentary estimate request.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • When is the best time to sell my Hermès Birkin bag?
    The fashion market for handmade Hermès designer bags is stronger than ever, with international collectors driving prices to unmatched heights. Once you consign an Hermès handbag, scarf or jewelry, our specialists will suggest the optimal location to sell a Birkin bag or Kelly bag.
  • Must I have the original documents or receipts that came with my Hermès bag?
    To determine an estimate for an authentic Hermès leather bag, Sotheby’s specialists will need clear photographs and as much information as you can provide. Once you submit your Hermès designer bag information online, you will be able to track the estimate process. A Sotheby’s expert will be in touch if there are any questions.
  • How can I authenticate my Hermès designer bag?
    First, closely examine any stamped Hermès markings. Because forgeries exist in the marketplace, request a complimentary estimate from Sotheby’s. Trust our experienced specialists to thoughtfully examine and appraise an Hermès leather bag to yield the highest price at live auction, online sale or private sale.

More information on how to sell with Sotheby's

Sotheby’s is your best resource to buy and sell an Hermès bag such as the rare Hermès Kelly Geranium Porosus bag in Togo leather and crocodile; the Diamond Himalayan Birkin bag in crocodile and diamonds, the Hermes bag by Ginza Tanaka in platinum and 2,000 diamonds; Kelly Rose Gold; Chaine’d Ancre Bag; Collection Shiny Rouge H Porosus Crocodile Birkin bag; Blue Crocodile Birkin bag; Toile Sift Ghillies Birkin 35; Birkin 40 Blue Jean Colour Togo Leather; Kelly 40 Retourne Epsom in Brown Colour; Birkin Shiny Amethyst Porosus Crocodile 35 with Palladium Hardware; Birkin 35 Natural Sable in Swift Leather; Kelly 50 Relax Brown; Birkin 35 Rouge Garance Colour Clemence Leather; Birkin 35 Ostrich Leather Gris Tourterelle Colour; Birkin 35 Etoupe Colour in Clemence Leather; Birkin 35 Vert Anis Colour; Kelly 40 Sellier Epsom Leather; Kelly Selllier 28 Calf Box Leather Craie Colour with Gold Hardware; Birkin 30 Pstrich Leather in Rouge Vif Voulour; Jige Elan 29 Violine Colour and Kelly 32 Retourne Blue France Colour.