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Hermès 30 cm Gris Elephant Crocodile Birkin
By Hermès
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Hermès 30 cm Gris Elephant Crocodile Birkin is in pristine unworn condition, never before carried. The protective plastic is intact on the hardware and it has been me...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 35 matte crocodile Porosus bag
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
New Hermes Birkin 35, Porosus crocodile, Beton color. Palladium hardware. 2016 year. Still has stickers on the metal. Bag comes with CITES,rain coat,locker,keys and Clochette.
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2010s French Top Handle Bags

Hermes Amethyst Purple Crocodile Birkin 35 Bag
By Hermès
Located in Athens, GA
Hermes Amethyst Purple Crocodile Birkin 35 Bag. Gorgeous color and exotic skin. Excellent like new condition. Interior clean and unused. Palladium hardware. Great investment bag. Ful...
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21st Century and Contemporary European Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 35 Black Porosus Crocodile Bag
By Hermès
Located in Athens, GA
Hermes Birkin 35 Black Porosus Crocodile Bag. Gold hardware. Good condition. Stamp E. Includes Real Authentication certificate. Comes with clochette, lock, keys, dust cover and origi...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

Hermès Camel Crocodile 35cm Birkin Bag
By Hermès
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Hermès Camel Crocodile 35cm Birkin is in excellent plus condition. Incredibly rare and specially ordered, this exotic Birkin is truly stunning in neutral camel with w...
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2010s French Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 25 Bag Aubergine Crocodile Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Mightychic offers an Hermes Birkin 25 bag featured in rich, saturated Aubergine crocodile. Rarely produced this exquisite jewel toned beauty is a must have for any Hermes aficionado...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Tote Bags

Hermès Graphite Shiny Porosus Crocodile Birkin 35 PHW
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Hermès Graphite Shiny Porosus Crocodile Birkin 35 PHW SKU: 110345 Handbag Condition: Mint Condition Comments: Mint Condition. Plastic on most hardware. No visible signs of wear. Bra...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

Hermès Birkin 35 Niloticus Crocodile Himalayan Palladium Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Nicosia, CY
This bag features a subtle coloration, done in Nilo Crocodile, that is meant to evoke images of the majestic Himalayan mountains. This dyeing process takes many painstaking hours to ...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

Hermes Rouge Shiny Porosus Crocodile Birkin 35 Bag
By Hermès
Located in Athens, GA
Hermes Rouge Shiny Porosus Crocodile Birkin 35 Bag. From 2011 O square stamp. Palladium hardware. Beautiful burgundy rouge color. Excellent condition. Stayed in the box. Porosus croc...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

Hermès Berry Rose Crocodile 30 cm Touch Birkin
By Hermès
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Hermès Framboise Rose Crocodile 30 cm Touch Birkin is in pristine condition with the protective plastic intact on the hardware. A subtle way to add an exotic “touch” ...
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2010s French Top Handle Bags

Fuchsia shiny Porosus Crocodile Birkin 35 bag PHW
By Hermès
Located in London, GB
HermesFuchsia shiny Porosus Crocodile Birkin 35 bag PHW Age: 2012 [P] - Rich fuchsia hue in glossy crocodile hile - Iconic Birkin flap-top and belt closure - Hanging clochet...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 30 Orange Crocodile Bag Palladium Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Mightychic offers a Niloticus Crocodile Hermes Birkin 30 bag featured in Orange. Fresh palladium hardware accentuates this gorgeous orange crocodile Hermes bag. Carried 1 time only....
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 30 Touch Bag Blue Marine Crocodile and Black Leather Palladium
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Mightychic offers a limited edition Hermes Birkin 30 Touch bag features Blue Marine Crocodile and Black leather. Rich and sophisticated subtle combination. Crocodile flap, straps a...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Tote Bags

HERMES 35cm Crocodile Dark Blue Birkin Bag
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
HERMES 35cm Dark Blue Birkin Crocodile Bag with Silver Hardware 100% Authentic Hermes Birkin Bag MATERIAL: Crocodile HARDWARE: Silver ORIGIN: France INCLUDES: Dustbag, lock, and key
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

Hermes Black Shiny Porosus Crocodile Birkin 35 Bag
By Hermès
Located in Athens, GA
Hermes Black Shiny Porosus Crocodile Birkin. Size 35 Birkin. Palladium hardware. Beautiful exotic crocodile. Rare collector's piece. Interior is rouge red leather. Good condition. Co...
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21st Century and Contemporary European 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...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

Hermes 35cm Crocodile Cacao Porosus Birkin Bag
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
HERMES 35cm Cacao Shiny Porosus Birkin Bag with Silver Hardware 100% Authentic Hermes Birkin Bag MATERIAL: Crocodile HARDWARE: Silver ORIGIN: France INCLUDES: Dustbag, lock, and key
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

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...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin Handbag Himalaya Niloticus Crocodile with Palladium Hardwar
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Great. Wear and darkening on exterior edges and handles, small stain on base, splitting on belt closure wax edges. Light cracking on flap opening corner wax edges, scratch...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Hermes Birkin 35 Bag Black Porosus Crocodile Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Mightychic offers an Hermes Birkin 35 bag featured in coveted Porosus Crocodile in Black. Porosus Crocodile is the most exclusive created from the the smallest scales. The scales ...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

Hermes Braise Red Shiny Porosus Crocodile Birkin 35 Bag
By Hermès
Located in Athens, GA
Hermes Braise Red Braise Porosus Crocodile Birkin 35 Bag. L square stamp. From 2008. Palladium plated hardware. Beautiful bright red color Braise crocodile. Very rare exotic crocodil...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

Hermès 30 cm Bordeaux Crocodile Birkin with Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Hermès 30 cm Bordeaux Crocodile Birkin is in pristine condition and has been meticulously stored. Hermès bags are considered the ultimate luxury item the world over....
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

Hermès 2014 Birkin 35cm Porosus Crocodile Leather Bag
By Hermès
Located in London, GB
Made in France, this beautiful 2014 Hermès ‘Birkin’ 35cm handbag has been made from shiny Porosus Crocodile exterior in ‘Royal Blue’ and matching leather interior, this piece is deco...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermès Graphite Crocodile 35 cm Birkin with Palladium Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Hermès Graphite Crocodile 35 cm Birkin is in mint condition. Hermès bags are considered the ultimate luxury item the world over. Hand stitched by skilled craftsmen,...
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2010s French Top Handle Bags

Hermès Turquoise Crocodile 30 cm Birkin with Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Hermès Blue Paon Crocodile 30 cm Birkin is in pristine unworn condition with the protective plastic intact on the hardware. Hermès bags are considered the ultimate l...
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2010s French Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 35 Bag Emerald Porosus Crocodile Palladium Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Mightychic offers an Hermes Birkin 35 bag featured in Emerald Porosus Crocodile. This stunning Hermes Birkin bag is a rich jewel toned emerald and one the most collectible and rare c...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 30 Bag Jade Porosus Crocodile Palladium Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Mightychic offers an Hermes Birkin 30 bag features exquisite and breathtaking Jade in Porosus Crocodile. Show stopping and over the top fabulous! This rare and beautiful Hermes Bir...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

Hermes Fuchsia Shiny Porosus Crocodile Birkin 35 bag PHW
By Hermès
Located in London, GB
Hermes Fuchsia Shiny Porosus Crocodile Birkin 35 bag with palladium hardware. The bag has been to HERMES aftercare and the hardware has been replaced with new. The hardware is all s...
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2010s French Top Handle Bags

Hermès Rouge H Matte Porosus Crocodile Birkin 35 PHW
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Hermès Rouge H Matte Porosus Crocodile Birkin 35 PHW SKU: 111789 MSRP: Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Condition Description: Handbag Condition: Very Good Condition Comments: Very Goo...
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Early 2000s Structured Shoulder Bags

Hermès Black Crocodile 35 cm Birkin with Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Hermès Black Crocodile 35 cm Birkin is in mint condition with protective plastic intact on the hardware. Hermès bags are considered the ultimate luxury item the worl...
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Early 2000s French Top Handle Bags

Hermès Rose Scheherazade Shiny Porosus Crocodile Birkin 35 PHW
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Hermès Rose Scheherazade Shiny Porosus Crocodile Birkin 35 PHW SKU: 111440 Handbag Condition: Very Good Condition Comments: Very Good Condition. Plastic on hardware. Darkening to ha...
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Early 2000s Top Handle Bags

Hermès Gris Elephant Porosus Crocodile 35cm Birkin Bag
By Hermès
Located in London, GB
This Hermès Birkin is a truly spectacular, one-of-a-kind item and a must have for any serious collector. Crafted in a Gris Elephant Porosus Crocodile Leather and accented by silver-p...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

Hérmes 30cm Black Crocodile / Togo Birkin Touch 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 ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin Handbag Noir Shiny Porosus Crocodile with Palladium Hardwar
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Very good. Odor in interior. Wear, scuffs, creasing and loss of luster on exterior, minor cracking and splitting on side opening and flap opening corner wax edges. Wear, s...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin Diamond Hardware Bag Black shiny Porosus Crocodile 35
By Hermès
Located in London, GB
Exceptional Hermes bag, in black Porosus Crocodile with 18K white gold hardware and more than 200 diamonds totaling in approx. 10.70 carats. This iconic handbag is so rare to be foun...
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2010s French Top Handle Bags

Hermès 25 cm Lipstick Red Porosus Crocodile Diamond Encrusted Birkin
By Hermès
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Hermès 25 cm Lipstick Red Porosus Crocodile Diamond Encrusted Birkin is in pristine unworn condition, never before carried. Incredibly rare and specially ordered, thi...
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2010s French Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 30 Vert Fonce Matte Porosus Crocodile Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Mightychic offers an exquisite Hermes Birkin 30 bag is featured in in lush deep Vert Fonce Porosus Crocodile. This exotic Hermes Birkin bag in matte Porosus crocodile skin has magni...
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2010s French Top Handle Bags

Hermès 2013 Birkin 40cm Matte Crocodile Porosus Leather Bag 
By Hermès
Located in London, GB
Hermès 2013 Birkin 40cm Matte Crocodile Porosus leather bag. Made in France, this beautiful 2013 Hermès ‘Birkin’ handbag has been made from a dusty pink-tone ‘Matte Crocodile Porosus...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 35 Bag Diamond Miel Porosus Crocodile Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Guaranteed authentic exceptional Hermes Birkin 35 Diamond Porosus Crocodile bag featured in honeyed Miel. Exquisite and rare color, this Hermes Birkin bag with 18K Yellow Gold hardwa...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 35 Black Porosus Crocodile Bag with Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Paris, FR
Beautiful Birkin bag from Maison Hermès in size 35 cm, it is in a Shiny black Porosus crocodile. Black leather inside. The jewelry is golden and in good condition (micro scratches). ...
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Early 2000s French Shoulder Bags

  • Hermes Birkin 35 Black Porosus Crocodile Bag with Gold Hardware
  • Hermes Birkin 35 Black Porosus Crocodile Bag with Gold Hardware
  • Hermes Birkin 35 Black Porosus Crocodile Bag with Gold Hardware
  • Hermes Birkin 35 Black Porosus Crocodile Bag with Gold Hardware
H 10.63 in. W 7.49 in. D 6.3 in. L 13.78 in.
HERMÈS Black Shiny Porosus Crocodile Leather Birkin 30cm Retourne
By Hermès
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
HERMÈS Black Shiny Porosus Crocodile Leather Birkin 30cm Retourne Xupes Reference: CB799 Serial Number: [R] Age (Circa): 2014 Accompanied By: Hermès Dust Bag, Box, Lock, Keys, Cloch...
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2010s French Top Handle Bags

  • HERMÈS Black Shiny Porosus Crocodile Leather Birkin 30cm Retourne
  • HERMÈS Black Shiny Porosus Crocodile Leather Birkin 30cm Retourne
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H 8.67 in. W 11.82 in. D 6.3 in.
NIB Hermès Rose Mexico Shiny Porosus Crocodile Birkin 30 PHW
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
NIB Hermès Rose Mexico Shiny Porosus Crocodile Birkin 30 PHW SKU: 111726 MSRP: Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Condition Description: Handbag Condition: Mint Condition Comments: Mint ...
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2010s Structured Shoulder Bags

Hermes Birkin Handbag Bougainvillea Shiny Porosus Crocodile with Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
This item can only be shipped within the United States. Condition: Fair. Leather has been conditioned. Slightly loose turnlock closure. Creasing and wear on exterior, moderate wear ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin HSS 35 Bag Bordeaux Porosus Crocodile Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Mightychic offers an Hermes Birkin HSS 35 featured rich Bordeaux in Porosus Crocodile. An exquisite Hermes crocodile handbag in jewel toned deep Bordeaux. Accentuated with gold hardw...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin Handbag Bougainvillea Matte Porosus Crocodile with Gold Hardware35
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
This item can only be shipped within the United States. Condition: Good. Slight odor in interior. Loose base hardware. Wear on base corners, minor creasing and scuffs on exterior, m...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Hermes Birkin 35 Rose Scheherazade Porosus Crocodile Bag Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Mightychic offers an Hermes Birkin 35 Rose Scheherazade Porosus Crocodile. This pink crocodile Birkin bag is breathtaking in its depth of color and beauty of scales. Rich with gold B...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 30 Bag Diamond Himalaya Blanc Crocodile White Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Mightychic offers an exceptional Hermes Birkin 30 Diamond Blanc Himalaya Matte Crocodile. Exquisite coloration and details, this rare and coveted bag is becoming more elusive and dif...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Tote Bags

HERMES Fauve cognac MATTE POROSUS CROCODILE & Gold BIRKIN 35 Bag
By Hermès
Located in Zürich, CH
Hermes 'Crocodile Birkin 35' in Fauve (cognac) matte porosus crocodile with contrasting white stitching. Lined in Chevre (goat skin) with an open pocket against the front and a zippe...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin Handbag Violet Shiny Porosus Crocodile with Palladium Hardware 35
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
This item can only be shipped within the United States. Condition: Very good. Creasing, minor wear and scuffs on exterior and handles, glitter on exterior wax edges and in interior,...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermès Caramel Tabac Shiny Niloticus Crocodile & Togo Touch Birkin 30 GHW
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Hermès Caramel Tabac Shiny Niloticus Crocodile & Togo Touch Birkin 30 GHW SKU: 119830 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Very Good Condition Comments: Very...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Bags and Minaudières

Hermes Birkin Handbag Noir Shiny Porosus Crocodile with Palladium Hardware 35
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Good. Odor in interior. Creasing, moderate wear and loss of luster on exterior and handles, splitting on handle base, side opening and belt closure wax edges. Wear, scuffs...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin HSS 30 Gris Tourterelle / Blue Sapphire Porosus Crocodile Bag
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Mightychic offers an Hermes Birkin HSS 30 bag featured in limited edition coveted Gris Tourterelle. This special order Hermes bag in Porosus crocodile creates a beautiful colour whic...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin HSS 30 Bag Crocodile Gris Elephant / Ficelle Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Mightychic offers an Hermes Birkin HSS 30 Crocodile bag featured in Gris Elephant with Ficelle. Gris Elephant is the most exquisite grey with a subtle brown undertone. And Ficelle ...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin HSS 35 Bag Rose Indien / Fuchsia Porosus Crocodile Palladium
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Mightychic offers an Hermes Birkin HSS 35 bag featured in exquisite unicorn rare Rose Indien and Fuschia Porosus Crocodile. Utterly extraordinary, this beautiful rare bag is a superb...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 35 Diamond Bordeaux Porosus Crocodile Bag White Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Mightychic offers an exceptional Hermes Birkin 35 Diamond Porosus Crocodile bag featured in jewel toned Bordeaux. Exquisite and rare color, this Hermes Birkin bag with 18K White Gold...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

HERMES Birkin 25 Brown Shiny Crocodile Exotic Leather Gold Hardware Tote Bag
By Hermès
Located in Chicago, IL
Pre-Owned Vintage Condition From 2009 Collection Porosus Crocodile Gold Tone Hardware Measures 9.75" W x 7.5" H x 5" D Handle Drop 2" Includes Clochette, Padlock, Keys, Rain Cover, D...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Hermes Birkin HSS 35 Braise w/ Black Porosus Crocodile Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Mightychic offers a dramatic Hermes Birkin HSS 35 bag featured in Braise and Black porosus crocodile. This extraordinary Birkin bag is simply show stopping. Lush gold hardware. Blac...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin Handbag Fuchsia Shiny Porosus Crocodile with Palladium Hardware 35
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Fair. Marks and scuffs on exterior, heavy wear and discoloration on base corners and side piping, loss luster and darkening on handles. Splitting on handle, opening and fl...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 35 Rose Scheherazade Pink Shiny Porosus Crocodile Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Absolutely Stunning RARE As New Hermes Birkin 35 Rose Scheherazade Pink Crocodile Skin Leather Gold Hardware. Plastic on all hardware and feet. 2016 X Stamp. BEST PRICE ON THE MARKE...
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2010s French Top Handle Bags

Hermès 35CM Burgundy Porosus Crocodile Palladium H/W Birkin Bag
By Hermès
Located in London, GB
Luxuriously rich burgundy coloured with tonal top stitching. Condition - In excellent post Hermès Spa condition. Only lightly used. Has been carefully kept by collector owner in its...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Top Handle Bags

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Crocodile Birkin Bags For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, there are many options to choose from in our collection of crocodile birkin bags. If you’re looking for Black crocodile birkin bags and you’re unable to find the right fit, there are plenty of variations in Brown, Purple and more. If you’re looking for accessories from a specific time period, our collection is diverse and broad-ranging, and you’ll find some that date back to the 20th Century while other versions may have been produced as recently as the 21st Century. When shopping for these accessories, you’ll find that there are less available pieces for men or unisex today than there are for women.

How Much are Crocodile Birkin Bags?

The prices for crocodile birkin bags start at $16,865 and top out at $399,925 with these items, on average, selling for $65,000.

Hermès Biography and Important Works

For Hermès, what began as a maker of leather equestrian goods for European noblemen would eventually grow into one of the most storied fashion labels in the world. In 1837, German-born French entrepreneur Thierry Hermès opened a saddle and harness purveyor in Paris. Gradually, the house extended into accessories and luggage for its riders, and today, in paying homage to its origins, the family-run luxury brand resurfaces horse motifs in everything from clothing and modernist jewelry to pillows and handbags.

The first top-handled bag ever produced by Hermès was the Haut à courroies, which made its debut in 1892. A tall bag secured with a folded leather flap (fastened with bridle-inspired straps), it was designed to transport riding boots and a harness. As the world made the switch from horse to automobile, the bag adapted, becoming a multifunctional travel satchel instead of a designated saddlebag. Today, 120 years later, the HAC remains in Hermès’s line — and its distinctive flap and clasping straps have laid the groundwork for some of the house’s other iconic bags.

In the 1930s, Robert Dumas (son-in-law to Émile-Maurice Hermès, Thierry’s grandson) designed a smaller, trapezoidal take on the flap bag with a handle and two side straps. Later, actress Grace Kelly, then engaged to Prince Rainier of Monaco, is said to have used one of these bags to conceal her pregnancy during the 1950s. Because she was photographed constantly, the coverage catapulted her handbag to international popularity. In 1977, Hermès officially renamed the model for her, and the Kelly bag was born. Each Kelly bag takes between 18 and 25 hours to produce, and its 680 hand stitches owe solely to one Hermès artisan.

Robert Dumas was also responsible for another one of the brand’s most iconic offerings: the launch of its first silk scarf on the occasion of Hermès’s 100th anniversary in 1937. Based on a woodblock designed by Dumas and printed on Chinese silk, the accessory was an immediate hit.

Today, vintage Hermès scarves, typically adorned in rich colors and elaborate patterns, serve many functions, just as they did back then. Well-heeled women wear it on their heads, around their necks and, in a genius piece of cross-promotion, tied to the straps of their Hermès bags. Kelly even once used one as a sling for her broken arm.

In 1981, Robert Dumas’s son Jean-Louis Dumas, then Hermès chairman, found himself sitting next to French actress and musician Jane Birkin on a plane, where she was complaining about finding a suitable carryall for the necessary accoutrements of motherhood. After the two travelers were properly introduced, Birkin helped design Jean-Louis’s most famous contribution to the Hermès canon: the Birkin bag, a roomy, square catchall with the HAC’s trademark leather flap top and the addition of a lock and key. Owing to the brand’s legendary commitment to deft, handcrafted construction, the Birkin is an investment that is coveted by collectors everywhere.

While the Kelly and Birkin may be standouts, gracing the arms of everyone from royal heiresses to hip-hop stars in the past few decades, the handbags are but a small part of Hermès’s fashion offerings. Since the 1920s, the brand has produced some of the most desirable leather goods in the world. There’s the Constance bag, a favorite of Jacqueline Kennedy, the recently relaunched 1970s-era Evelyne and, on the vintage market, a slew of designs dating back to the 1920s.

Good design never goes out of style. Find a variety of vintage Hermès handbags, day dresses, shoes and more on 1stDibs.

On the Origins of Europe

1stDibs offers an extraordinary range of authentic Chanel fashion. If you’re browsing our collection of unique vintage and designer fashion to elevate your daily look or to introduce new colors to the dazzling formal wear in your wardrobe, this designer’s body of work includes elements of red, blue, pink and other tones. Customers who are interested in this designer might also find the work appealing and attractive. On 1stDibs, find designer Chanel fashion, vintage and haute couture from top boutiques around the world. On 1stDibs, the price for these items starts at $150 and tops out at $19,920, while the average work can sell for $2,832..

Fashion of the 21st Century and Contemporary

Find an extraordinary range of authentic Hermès fashion available on 1stDibs. If you’re browsing our collection of unique vintage and designer fashion to elevate your daily look or to introduce new colors to the dazzling formal wear in your wardrobe, this designer’s body of work includes elements of red, blue, orange and other tones. Those who are interested in this designer might also find the work appealing. Find designer, vintage and haute couture Hermès fashion from top boutiques around the world on 1stDibs. On 1stDibs, the price for these items starts at $80 and tops out at $600,000, while the average work can sell for $4,025. .

Finding the Right Top Handle Bags for You

Usually characterized by simplicity and sporting a classic and beloved silhouette, vintage and designer top-handle bags can easily find a place among your wardrobe staples. From the Haut à courroies — Hermès’s original top-handle bag, created in 1892 — to the smaller and timeless Sac à dépêches that inspired both the Kelly bag in the 1950s and the Birkin in the 1980s, the discerning shopper has had no shortage of options to choose from.

Small and mini designer top-handle bags, including vintage top-handle box bags and micro clutches, offer an alternate dynamic and usually feature sleek lines and modest features to perfectly complement your evening look. Styling with jeans and a comfortable sweater works, too — the classic top-handle bag is an ideal accessory to pair with casual attire. For a personal touch or pop of color, add a key chain, a patterned scarf or a handbag chain.

On 1stDibs, you can find vintage top-handle bags from Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Gucci and more. The numerous styles of this universally loved accessory that we have available also include the Louis Vuitton Monogram Vernis Alma GM handbag, Fendi Baguette purses and modern leather handbags by Longchamp.

Questions About Crocodile Birkin Bags
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Whether or not a Birkin bag is made of crocodile depends on the bag. Hermès offers its signature tote in crocodile leather as well as other materials, including calfskin and ostrich leather. On 1stDibs, find a range of Hermès Birkin bags.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    A crocodile Birkin is a luxury handbag style made by the French fashion house of Hermès. The Birkin is a tote bag with a boxy shape, arched handles, and a latch hardware in the front. Crocodile pieces feature real crocodile leather. You'll find a selection of Hermès Birkin handbags 1stDibs.
  • Chicjoy
    ChicjoySeptember 24, 2020

    Yes, Crocodile Birkins are made from real Crocodiles. Niloticus croc is sourced from the Nile river; while Porosus croc is sourced from Asia or Australia. Niloticus scales are generally larger than Porosus. Niloticus is marked with a “..” diaeresis mark in foil; while Porosus is denoted by the “ˆ” (carat) mark in foil. Generally speaking, Porosus is more sought after and has greater resale value due to its smaller and more symmetrical scales.