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Hermes Rare Special Order 35cm Harlequin Birkin
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermes rare harlequin Birkin. 35cm. Constructed with clemence leather in six colors (ultra violet, etain, bleu lin, bleu obscur, etoupe, gold) and palladium hardware. Handle drop, 4....
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermès Pink and Red Epsom Special EditionSellier 30 cm Birkin
By Hermès
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Hermès Pink and Red Epsom Sellier 30 cm Birkin is in pristine condition with the protective plastic intact on the hardware. Extremely rare, the more structured Sellie...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

Hermès Birkin 30cm Special Order Chevre Leather Brushed Palladium Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
Brand: Hermès Style: Birkin "Special Order" Size: 30cm Color: Rose Confetti & Etoupe Leather: Chevre Hardware: Brushed Palladium Year: 2014 R Condition: Pristine, never carried: Th...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 30 Bag HSS Pink Rose Tyrien / Blue Paon Palladium Special Order
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Guaranteed authentic rich and bold rare Hermes Birkin HSS 30 bag featured in coveted Rose Tyrien with Blue Paon interior. This gorgeous Hermes Birkin special order bag is accentuated...
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2010s Tote Bags

2021 Hermes Black Epsom & Rouge H Contrast Stitch Special Order HSS Birkin
By Hermès
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
HERMÈS Black Epsom Leather & Rouge H Contrast Stitch Special Order HSS Birkin Xupes Reference: JJLG049 Serial Number: Z Age (Circa): 2021 Accompanied By: Hermès Dust Bag, Box, Padlo...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Hermes Birkin 30cm "Special Order" Aztec & Confetti Chevre Brushed Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
Brand: Hermès Style: Birkin “Special Order" Size: 30cm Color: Blue Aztec & Rose Confetti Leather: Chevre Hardware: Brushed Gold Stamp: 2016 X Condition: Vintage excellent: This ite...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

HSS *Special order* Hermès Birkin 30 Epsom Gris Asphalt / Rose Azalee PHW
By Hermès
Located in Antwerp, BE
Hermes HSS horseshoe special order birkin 30cm bi color with gris asphalt and rose azalee. Rose azalee is a stunning saturated pink color, one of the most exclusive Hermès colors. Th...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 25 HSS Special Order ROUGE H Red Blue Electric Togo Palladium Hwr
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
As New, Hermes Birkin 25 HSS Special Order Bi-Color ROUGE H Red Blue Electric Togo Palladium Hardware. As New, From collectors closet. Bag has been displayed and handled but never wo...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

Hermes Special Order Birkin HSS 25 Bag Craie and Gold / Gold Hardware Togo
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Guaranteed authentic Hermes Birkin HSS 25 bag featured in coveted Craie and iconic Gold. Subtle and chic, this special order Hermes Birkin with Craie body and Gold sides, straps and ...
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2010s Tote Bags

Hermes Special Order Birkin 30 Pink Purple Leather Top Handle Tote Bag in Box
By Hermès
Located in Chicago, IL
• Epsom leather • Gold plated hardware • Leather lining • Turn-lock closure • Made in France • Measures 11.75" W x 8.75" H x 4.25" D • Includes padlock, keys, clochette, dust bag,...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin Tricolor Special Order Horseshoe Birkin 30CM
By Hermès
Located in Geneva, CH
This is a Hermès Birkin HSS 30 CM bag that has been especially made to the specifications of a client. Collection: 2013 Leather: Togo Color: Hermès Pink Bougainvillea, Hermè...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

HERMES BIRKIN 35 Bag ARLEQUIN (harlequin) Special Editio
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
A TO DIE FOR beauty that is SO exquisite, rare, and utterly breathtaking! Limited Edition ARLEQUIN (Harlequin). Fresh with Orange, Etian, Sanguine, Blue Lin, Blue Hydra and gold...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 25 Gris Perle Moutarde Special Order Chevre
By Hermès
Located in Delray Beach, FL
Hermes 25cm Special Order Birkin HSS Gris perle and Moutarde Gris Perle one of the most sought after colors Hermes has produced in a light grey Chevre Leather, the most durable leath...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 25cm Thalassa Togo Leather - Special Order
By Hermès
Located in London, GB
Hermes Thalassa Togo Leather 25cm Birkin Bag - Serial Number: T - Age (Circa): 2015 - Thalassa: Mediterranean Sea Blue, deeper than Blue Jean - Togo leather - Two rolled leather to...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 35 Gris Tourterelle Etoupe Special Order Bag
By Hermès
Located in Athens, GA
Hermes Birkin 35 Gris Tourterelle /Etoupe. Special Order bag. Exterior is Gris Tourterelle color and interior is Etoupe darker grey color. Togo leather. Palladium hardware. M stamp f...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Special Order Bi-Colour 30cm Birkin Bag
By Hermès
Located in London, GB
Adding a twist to the traditional Hermès Birkin, this bi-colour bag was specially made to order and showcases a bold black togo leather exterior, which is offset by contrasting brigh...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

HERMES BIRKIN 35 bag PARCHEMIN / ALEZAN bi-colour Special Order
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Exquisite Special Order Horse shoe bag. French Vanilla PARCHEMIN with ALEZAN - two incredibly rare colours that create a showstopping and perfect neutral! SO Jackie O in this colou...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermès Special Order Bi-colour Epsom 30cm Birkin Bag
By Hermès
Located in London, GB
Adding a twist to the traditional Hermès Birkin, this truly spectacular, one-of-a-kind rarity combines an Electric Blue Epsom leather exterior with contrasting Rose Jaipur stitching ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermès handbag Birkin 30 bicolor blue/grey (special order, horseshoe)!
By Hermès
Located in Paris, Paris
Beautiful and rare Hermes Birkin Handbag 30 cm, Special Order (Horseshoe) in Togo blue colvert leather on the outside and pearl grey color on the inside, brushed silver metal trim, d...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

2019 Hermès Gold Togo Leather Special Order Birkin 40cm
By Hermès
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
HERMÈS Gold Togo Leather Special Order Birkin 40cm Xupes Reference: HB2913 Serial Number: D Age (Circa): 2019 Accompanied By: Hermès Dust Bag, Box, Lock, Keys, Clochette, Rain Cover...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Hermes Thalassa Togo Leather 25cm Birkin Bag - Special Order
By Hermès
Located in London, GB
Hermes Thalassa Togo Leather 25cm Birkin Bag - Serial Number: T - Age (Circa): 2015 - Thalassa: Mediterranean Sea Blue, deeper than Blue Jean - Togo leather - Two rolled leather to...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Thalassa Togo Leather 25cm Birkin Bag - Special Order
By Hermès
Located in London, GB
Hermes Thalassa Togo Leather 25cm Birkin Bag - Serial Number: T - Age (Circa): 2015 - Thalassa: Mediterranean Sea Blue, deeper than Blue Jean - Togo leather - Two rolled leather to...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Thalassa Togo Leather 25cm Birkin Bag - Special Order
By Hermès
Located in London, GB
Hermes Thalassa Togo Leather 25cm Birkin Bag - Serial Number: T - Age (Circa): 2015 - Thalassa: Mediterranean Sea Blue, deeper than Blue Jean - Togo leather - Two rolled leather to...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 35 HSS Special Order Black Bubblegum Pink Palladium Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Like New Rate Hermes Birkin 35 HSS Special Order Black Bubblegum Pink Palladium Hardware. Like New with all plastic. Shop with Confidence from Lux Addicts. Authenticity Guaranteed!
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2010s Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 35 HSS Special Oder Graphite Blue Marine Violet Crocodile
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Hermes Birkin 35 HSS Special Oder Tri-Color Graphite Blue Marine Violet Crocodile. Excellent Condition Light Hairlines Best Price on eBay for Special Order! Includes Lock, Clochette,...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

Hermes Special Order Bi-colour Togo Leather 35cm Birkin Bag
By Hermès
Located in London, GB
A dazzlingly feminine rendition of the Hermès Birkin handbag. A special order bi-tone of ultra-violet and rose tyrien pink Togo leather are offset with cool, palladium hardware. Togo...
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Early 2000s Tote Bags

Hermes Special Order Birkin Ficelle Shiny Porosus Crocodile with Palladium Hardw
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
This authentic Special Order Horseshoe Hermes Birkin in Ficelle Shiny Crocodile Porosus with Palladium Hardware in size 35 stands as one of the most-coveted pieces for any serious He...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

HERMES BIRKIN 35 bag rare Tosca Gris Perle Special Order NEW
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Jewel toned Tosca with chic Gris Perle interior Special Order Horseshoe. Clemence leather is textured and butter soft. Accentuated with Palladium hardware. BRAND NEW. NEVER WO...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

2014 Hermes Bambou & Etain Togo Leather Special Order Birkin 30cm
By Hermès
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
HERMÈS Bambou & Etain Togo Leather Special Order Birkin 30cm This HERMÈS Birkin 30cm is in Excellent Pre-Owned Condition accompanied by Hermès Dust Bag, Box, Lock, Key, Clochette, R...
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2010s Tote Bags

HERMES BIRKIN 35 bag ROUGE CASAQUE gold hardware Special Order 2 tone
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Vibrant lipstick red ROUGE CASAQUE is rich with gold hardware. Clemence leather is textured and butter soft. Exotic violet interior. Special Order. BRAND NEW. NEVER WORN. more ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Special Order Birkin Handbag Bicolor Clemence With Gold Hardware 35
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
This Hermes Special Order Birkin Handbag Bicolor Clemence With Gold Hardware 35, crafted in Curry yellow Clemence leather, features dual rolled top handles, frontal flap, and gold ha...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 30 HSS Special Order Blue Aztec Gris Tourterelle Chèvre Leather
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Hermes Birkin 30 HSS Special Order Blue Aztec Gris Tourterelle Chèvre Leather. Excellent condition, light hairlines on hardware, excellent structure. O Stamp 2011. *Missing Clochette...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

2015 Hermes Soufre & Bleu Sapphir Chevre Mysore Leather Special Order Birkin 30
By Hermès
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
HERMÈS Soufre & Bleu Sapphir Chevre Mysore Leather Special Order Birkin 30cm This HERMÈS Birkin 30cm is in Excellent Pre-Owned Condition accompanied by Hermes Dust Bag, Box, Lock, K...
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2010s Tote Bags

2017 Hermès Blue & Gris Mouette Chevre Mysore Leather Special Order HSS Birkin
By Hermès
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
HERMÈS Blue & Gris Mouette Chevre Mysore Leather Special Order HSS Birkin 30cm Xupes Reference: CB222 Serial Number: A Age (Circa): 2017 Accompanied By: Hermès Dust Bag, Box, Lock,...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

2010 Hermes Prune & Graphite Chevre Mysore Leather Special Order Birkin 35cm
By Hermès
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
"HERMÈS Prune & Graphite Chevre Mysore Leather Special Order Birkin 35cm Reference: HB2528 Serial Number: [N] Age (Circa): 2010 Accompanied By: Hermès Dust Bag, Box, Lock, Keys, Clo...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Hermes Birkin 30 HSS Special Order Blue Electric Anemone Brushed Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Like New Rare Hermes Birkin 30 HSS Special Order Blue Electric Anemone Purple Epsom Leather Brushed Gold Hardware. Shop with Confidence from Lux Addicts. Authenticity Guaranteed!
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2010s Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 30 Bag HSS Blue Aztec Blue Paon Chevre Special Order
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Guaranteed authentic Hermes Birkin 30 HSS bag feautres beautiful an exotic combination of blues : Blue Aztec and Blue Paon. This special order Birkin bag is accentuated with pink t...
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2010s Tote Bags

Hermes Birkin 35 HSS Special Order Blue Electric Rose Tyrien Pink Crocodile
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Hermes Birkin 35 HSS Special Oder Blue Electric Rose Tyrien Pink Brushed Palladium Hardware Crocodile. Excellent Pristine Condition, Plastic on Hardware, excellent corners and struct...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

HERMES BIRKIN bag 30 Menthe Blue Aztec Chevre gold hardware Special Order
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Menthe green in rare Chevre leather with coveted gold hardware. Island fresh with Blue Aztec piping and interior. Horseshoe stamp - one of a kind! BRAND NEW, NEVER WORN. Comes...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

HERMES BIRKIN 30 bag BLEU SAPPHIRE 2 tone Special Order chevre gold hardware
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Rare Bleu Sapphire horseshoe special order is the coveted jewel toned blue perfect for year round wear and utterly neutral. Just glorious with gold hardware! Exquisite vert anise i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

2015 Hermes Bleu Lin & Parchemin Togo Leather Special Order Birkin 40cm
By Hermès
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
HERMÈS Bleu Lin & Parchemin Togo Leather Special Order Birkin 40cm This HERMÈS Birkin 40cm is in Excellent Pre-Owned Condition accompanied by Hermes Dust Bag, Box, Lock, Keys, Cloch...
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2010s Tote Bags

Hermes Birkin 35 HSS Special Order Amethyst Purple Rose Tyrien Pink Crocodile
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Like New Hermes Birkin 35 HSS Special Order Amethyst Purple Rose Tyrien Pink Crocodile. All Plastic Still attached. From Collectors Closet. Shop With Confidence From Lux Addicts. Aut...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

HERMES BIRKIN 30 Bag PARME 2 tone special order Chevre leather gold hardware
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Ultra rare PARME in Chevre leather with coveted 5P pink! Special Order horse shoe bag with 5P piping and interior. Lush gold hardware. Fabulous day to evening bag. CHEVRE leathe...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 30cm Gris Agate Ostrich Special Order Blue Iris Inside
By Hermès
Located in Delray Beach, FL
HERMÈS This is a Special Order Birkin, denoted by the Horseshoe Stamp Gris Agate Ostrich Contrast Blue Iris Stitching Blue Iris Chevre Lining Absolutely Gorgeous bag to add to any co...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 30cm Gris Agate Ostrich Special Order Blue Iris Inside
By Hermès
Located in Delray Beach, FL
HERMÈS This is a Special Order Birkin, denoted by the Horseshoe Stamp Gris Agate Ostrich Contrast Blue Iris Stitching Blue Iris Chevre Lining Absolutely Gorgeous bag to add to any co...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

Hermes Blue Hydra/Jaune d'Or Clemence Leather Special Order Birkin 35 Bag
By Hermès
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
A bag that has become a hallmark of luxury and class, the Birkin from Hermes is one of the most coveted bags in the world. Custom-made on the suggestions of Jane Birkin, hence the na...
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2010s Tote Bags

Hermès Birkin 35 handbag special order bicolor in black and brown calfskin, PHW
By Hermès
Located in Paris, Paris
Splendid and rare Birkin 35 bicolor (special order, no horseshoe before 2010) in black & brown calfskin leather (rods and interior), palladium silver metal trim, double handle in bla...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Special Hermès Birkin 35 handbag in Epsom Taupe and blue interior with PHW !
By Hermès
Located in Paris, Paris
Stunning and very special bicolor handbag Hermes Birkin 35 cm in Epsom Taupe, blue interior, Silver metal trim, double handle in taupe leather allowing a handheld. Closure by flap....
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 30 HSS Special Order Blue Paon Chèvre Mysore Palladium Hwr 2018
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
New Hermes Birkin 30 HSS Special Order Bleu Paon Mysore Chèvre Palladium Hardware. C Stamp 2018. From collectors closet has been displayed but never carried out. Shop with Confidenc...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 30 Special Black Red Top Handle Satchel Tote Bag in Box
By Hermès
Located in Chicago, IL
Leather Palladium tone hardware Leather lining Turn lock closure Made in France Date code present Handle drop 4.5" Measures 11.5" W x 8.75" H x 5.75" D Includes original Hermes clo...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes NEW Birkin 50 Special Order Blue Travel Top Handle Satchel Tote Bag
By Hermès
Located in Chicago, IL
Hermes NEW Birkin 50 HAC Limited Edition Special Order Blue Travel Top Handle Satchel Tote Bag Leather Palladium-plated hardware Leather lining Turn-lock closure Date code presen...
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21st Century and Contemporary Trunks and Luggage

HERMES BIRKIN Bag 25 Special Order Bleu Saint Cyr and Feu Swift Palladium
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Guaranteed authentic Bleu Saint Cyr and Feu pop of color in swift leather. Fresh with Palladium hardware. Comes with lock, keys, clochette, sleepers, raincoat and signature Hermes b...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

2016 Hermes Blue Electric & Gris Mouette Epsom Leather Special Order Birkin 30cm
By Hermès
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
HERMÈS Blue Electric & Gris Mouette Epsom Leather Special Order Birkin 30cm This HERMÈS Birkin 30cm is in Excellent Pre-Owned Condition accompanied by Hermes Dust Bag, Box, Lock, Ke...
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2010s Tote Bags

Hermes Birkin 30 Special Green Yellow Gold Top Handle Satchel Carryall Tote Bag
By Hermès
Located in Chicago, IL
Leather Gold tone hardware Leather lining Turn lock closure Made in France Date code present Handle drop 4.5" Measures 11.5" W x 8.75" H x 5.75" D Includes original Hermes clochet...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 40 NEW Special Order Blue Travel Top Handle Satchel Tote Bag W/Box
By Hermès
Located in Chicago, IL
Hermes Birkin 40 HAC NEW Special Order Blue Travel Top Handle Satchel Tote Bag W/Box Leather Palladium-plated hardware, Leather lining Turn-lock closure Date code present Made in ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Trunks and Luggage

Hermes Blue Hydra and Gris Mouette Chevre Mysore Special Order Birkin 30cm Bag
By Hermès
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
"HERMÈS Blue Hydra & Gris Mouette Chevre Mysore Leather Special Order Birkin 30cm Reference: HB1821 Serial Number: A Age (Circa): 2017 Accompanied By: Hermès Dust Bag, Box, Lock, K...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Hermes Birkin 35cm HSS Bi-Color Gris Mouette Etain Horseshoe Bag Special Order
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Hermes Birkin 35cm HSS Bi-Color Gris Mouette and Etain Horseshoe Bag Special Order Brand New in Box. Store fresh. Pristine Condition (with plastic on hardware) Just picked up from ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

HERMES BIRKIN 35 bag tri color special order Vert Anis Rouge Garrance Blue Jean
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
**Buyer MUST contact me directly prior to purchase of this bag to get the price this bag is offered at. No exceptions. whatsapp or text 305.588.5788 USA country code 1 mad4coutur...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

HSS Hermes Rose Sakura Gris Perle 25cm Chevre Birkin Special Order Horseshoe VIP
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
HSS Hermes Rose Sakura Gris Perle 25cm Chevre Birkin Special Order Horseshoe Stamp Exclusive Brand New in Box. Pristine Condition (with plastic on hardware) Just purchased from ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermès Birkin Bag 35cm Special Order HSS Bag Capucine Togo Leather w/GHW 2015
By Hermès
Located in Huddersfield, GB
Authentic Hermès Birkin Bag 35cm Special Order Horseshoe Stamped (HSS) Capucine Togo Leather with Gold Hardware Stamp T_Year 2015. This bag is still in brand new condition. The leat...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

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Hermes Birkin Special For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, you can find the most appropriate vintage or contemporary hermes birkin special for your needs in our varied inventory. Our collection includes a variety of colors, spanning Blue, Black, Purple and more. Finding a hermes birkin special for sale for women should be easy, but there are 23 pieces available to browse for men as well.

How Much is a Hermes Birkin Special?

Prices for a hermes birkin special can differ depending upon size, designer and other attributes — on 1stDibs, these accessories begin at $9,120 and can go as high as $108,397, while, on average they fetch $22,355.

hermes 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.

Finding the Right Handbags and Purses for You

An integral part of fashion, handbags and purses have been indispensable accessories ever since we began to carry around personal items. Level of craftsmanship, style and shape matters — from coin purses in ancient Greece to early 20th-century opera bags and onward, handbags have evolved considerably over the years to meet our needs and desires, whether or not you happen to be prioritizing functionality over a flashy exterior.

Once, a single “It” handbag ruled each fashion season. No more. Today, handbag lovers are savvier and have a wider range of shopping options. Nevertheless, classic bags still rule.

“It is not a fashion bag — it is a statement bag,” says Mightychic's Debra Kent of Hermès's widely beloved accessories. “When you carry an iconic Hermès bag — Birkin, Kelly, Constance — no one knows how long you have been into this culture or if you are a newbie. Your status is validated immediately.”

First released in 1997, Fendi's Baguette rose to fame along with Carrie Bradshaw, the Sex and the City character portrayed by Sarah Jessica Parker. Recently, the design has seen such a resurgence in popularity that Fendi has reissued it.

They are part of design history, so owning a handbag has meaning. As New York–based fashion historian Sarah C. Byrd says, “You have made the choice to invest in this piece because you understand the value of it in the past and in the future to come.”

From a 1980s Chanel black leather quilted mini buckle bag to the rare Hermès Birkin 30cm Himalayan with diamond hardware to a range of 19th century bags, find a rich variety of vintage and designer handbags and purses spanning numerous brands on 1stDibs — seasonal “It” designation no longer needed.