Possibly the most expensive handbag ever to be auctioned comes up at Christie’s in Hong Kong on June 1.
An exceptional shiny black porosus crocodile Diamond Birkin 40 by Hermes 2007, with 18 carat gold and diamond hardware, is estimated at US$129,000-194,000. A shiny fuchsia Birkin 35 from 2014 has an identical stellar estimate. These are among the most valuable handbags in existence.
Rare collector’s items are the highlights at this season’s Handbags and Accessories auction in Hong Kong. There are exceptional pieces sought after by top handbag connoisseurs and limited edition collector’s items, a selection of one of a kind custom pieces and more than 50 minis and clutches.
UPDATE: The sale of more than 300 of the worlds most coveted handbags and accessories brought in US$5,985,495.