Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 11

Hermès Shiny Miel Porosus Crocodile Birkin 35 GHW

Unavailable
US$37,995Asking Price

About

Listing Title: Hermès Shiny Miel Porosus Crocodile Birkin 35 GHW SKU: 108889 Handbag Condition: Very Good Condition Comments: Very Good Condition. Light scuffing to corners. Scratching to hardware. Indentations on interior. Please note: this item can not be shipped to all areas. Brand: Hermès Model: Birkin Origin Country: France Handbag Silhouette: Top Handle Occasions: Evening; Everyday; Fall/Winter; Spring/Summer; Weekend; Work Size (Generic): Large Size (Specific): 35 Year Manufactured: 2001 Features Interior: One zip pocket. One slip pocket Interior Material: Leather Interior Color (Generic): Brown Interior Color (Specific): Miel Handbag Closure Type: Turnlock Handbag Accessories: Clochette; Dustbag; Key; Lock Hardware Material: Gold plated Hardware Color: Gold-Tone Exterior Color (Generic): Brown Exterior Color (Specific): Miel Exterior Material (Generic): Exotic Exterior Material (Specific): Porosus Crocodile Length: 13.50 Height: 10.00 Depth: 7.00 Handle Drop: 5

Details

  • Designer
  • Design
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Period
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 1088891stDibs: LU2191211673382

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    US$110 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 3-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: New York, NY
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more

About the Design

Birkin Bag

Designed by Hermès
Since its 1984 debut, the Birkin bag has become a coveted status symbol as much as it has an exclusive collector’s piece. The handbag is among the most expensive in the world, and the appetite for the accessory is well-known inside and outside the fashion industry. Its history owes to a chance meeting on a flight from Paris to London in 1981, when British actress, singer and model Jane Birkin found herself describing her ideal handbag to another passenger. The two travelers hadn’t properly met, so it wasn’t immediately clear that she was practically brainstorming a future product with Hermès chairman Jean-Louis Dumas. When the latter identified himself, he told the star that Hermès was prepared to produce the accessory of her dreams. A discussion followed that involved rough sketches on an Air France airsickness bag, and the Birkin was introduced three years later. A spacious and symmetrical rectangular bag that features dual handles as compared to the trapezoidal single-handle frame of the company’s popular Kelly, the Birkin has amassed a rabidly enthusiastic fan base since its inception. Because it is so pricey and coveted, the goatskin-lined Birkin has frequently been targeted by counterfeiters, and its modest aesthetic and understated branding prevent it from being easily discernible from fakes. An array of metallic hardware fixtures, most often produced in gold or palladium, helps distinguish this dynamic handcrafted tote, and likely assisted the French police officers who broke up an international counterfeit Birkin operation in 2012. Among the characteristics that are integral to determining a Birkin’s authenticity as well as rendering it a truly desirable collector’s item are the signature lock and accompanying keys. The latter are tucked inside a lanyard made from a single piece of leather and draped around one of the handles. There are scuff-resistant base studs, too — a defense system to shield the durable leather exterior from damage should its owner park it on a gritty sidewalk. The studs are hammered in and can’t twist off, so there isn’t any danger of the bag losing its feet. Each tote is hand-sewn according to Hermès’s centuries-old saddle-stitching technique, and the exotic leathers — a variety that includes ostrich and crocodile — are subsequently painted and polished by house craftsmen in France. Owing to the artisan construction effort behind this globally adored accessory, it may take up to several days to produce a single Birkin bag. Jane had to wait for hers, too.
About the SellerNew to 1stDibs
5 / 5
Located in New York, NY
Vetted Seller
These experienced sellers undergo a comprehensive evaluation by our team of in-house experts.
Established in 2015
1stDibs seller since 2021
Typical response time: 11 hours
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

HERMES 35cm Porosos Crocodile Birkin Bag Bourgogne
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
HERMES 35cm Red Orange Crocodile Birkin Bag 100% Authentic Hermes Birkin Bag COLOR: Bourgogne MATERIAL: Porosos Crocodile HARDWARE: Gold Plated ORIGIN: France CONDITION: Pristine IN...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

HERMES 40cm Barenia Leather Birkin Bag
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
The Hermés Birkin bag embodies the quintessence of style and luxury due to its impeccable design, craftsmanship, and significance. Being that it is the most iconic and desired piece ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

HERMES 35cm Crocodile Poussiere Porosus Birkin Bag
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
HERMES 35cm Poussiere Porosus Birkin Crocodile Bag with Gold Hardware 100% Authentic Hermes Birkin Bag COLOR: MATERIAL: Crocodile HARDWARE: Gold ORIGIN: France INCLUDES: Dustbag, lo...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Cognac Brown Canvas Small Mini Top Handle Satchel Evening Bag
By Hermès
Located in Chicago, IL
Hermes Cognac Brown Canvas Small Mini Top Handle Satchel Evening Bag Canvas Fabric Silver tone hardware Snap closure Woven lining Made in France Handle drop 6" Measures 8.75" W x 1...
Category

Late 20th Century Top Handle Bags

Hermes Brown Multi Color Carryall Bowling Evening Top Handle Satchel Bag
By Hermès
Located in Chicago, IL
Hermes Brown Multi Color Carryall Bowling Evening Top Handle Satchel Bag Goat skin Leather trim Silver tone hardware Date code present Made in France Handle drop 5" Measures 12.25"...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Blue Yellow White Leather Sac Small Top Handle Kelly Satchel Evening Bag
By Hermès
Located in Chicago, IL
Leather Gold tone hardware Made in France Handle drop 4.75" Measures 9.75" W x 6" H x 1.25" D Includes dust bag 100% authenticity guaranteed NEWFOUND LUXURY is the premier luxury...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Bolide Macpherson Bag Evergrain 34
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Fair. Heavy wear on base, opening trims and handles, moderate scuffs on exterior and in interior, splitting and peeling on handle and strap wax edges. Small glue stains on...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

New in Box Hermes Kelly 35Cm Horseshoe Etoupe Pivoine Bag
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès 35 cm Kelly horse shoe edition in etoupe and rouge pivoine togo leather, Gold tone hardware. Handle drop, 3.75"L. Date stamp A for 2017. Brand new in box with full set: cloche...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery