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Hermès Tosca Clémence Birkin 35 PHW
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Hermès Tosca Clémence Birkin 35 PHW SKU: 123289 Condition: Pre-owned Handbag Condition: Very Good Condition Comments: Very Good Condition. Faint scuffing to corners a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermès Tosca Clémence Birkin 30 GHW
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Hermès Tosca Clémence Birkin 30 GHW SKU: 122577 Condition: Pre-owned Handbag Condition: Very Good Condition Comments: Very Good Condition. Scuffing at handles and ext...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Clemence with Palladium Hardware 35
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Good. Repainted exterior edges. Odor in interior. Moderate creasing on exterior, wear on base corners and handles, cracking on handle base and flap opening corner wax edge...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Clemence with Gold Hardware 35
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Marketplace Only. Heavy loss of shape on exterior. Repainted base corners, exterior edges and handles. Light cracking on handle base wax edges, splitting on flap and flap ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermès Verso Tosca & Rose Tyrien Epsom Birkin 30 PHW
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Hermès Verso Tosca & Rose Tyrien Epsom Birkin 30 PHW SKU: 123921 Condition: Pre-owned Handbag Condition: Very Good Condition Comments: Very Good Condition. Light scuf...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermès Limited Edition Tosca Epsom & Rose Tyrien Candy Birkin 35 PHW
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Hermès Limited Edition Tosca Epsom & Rose Tyrien Candy Birkin 35 PHW SKU: 122226 Condition: Pre-owned Handbag Condition: Good Condition Comments: Good Condition. Heav...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermes Birkin 35cm Tosca Fjord Leather Palladium Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Birkin Size: 35cm Color: Tosca Leather: Fjord Hardware: Palladium Stamp: 2015 T Excellent Condition: The item has been ...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

Hermes Micro Mini Tiny Birkin Tosca Swift Leather
By Hermès
Located in Singapore, SG
Extremely rare piece! Collector's item. It is well kept and in excellent condition. This tiny birkin comes with detachable strap. It can be worn on your waist with the shoulder strap...
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21st Century and Contemporary Novelty Bags

Hermes Birkin 35 Tosca/ Rose Tyrien Candy Collection Bag
By Hermès
Located in Athens, GA
Hermes Birkin Tosca and Rose Tyrien interior Candy Bag. Birkin 35 size. Palladium hardware. Plastic still on hardware. Excellent condition. Beautiful purple pink color with hot pink ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 35 Tosca Bag
By Hermès
Located in Athens, GA
Hermes Birkin Tosca 35 Bag. Palladium hardware. Excellent like new condition. Beautiful color. Includes clochette, lock, keys and dust cover. Guaranteed authentic.
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin 35 Tosca Clemence Palladio
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès 35cm Birkin in tosca taurillon clemence leather with palladium hardware. Date stamp O for 2011. Comes with clochette, tirette, two locks, keys, dust cover.
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

2011 Hermes Tosca Clemence Leather Birkin 35cm
By Hermès
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
HERMÈS Tosca Clemence Leather Birkin 35cm Reference: HB2272 Serial Number: [O] Age (Circa): 2011 Accompanied By: Hermès Dust Bag, Lock, Keys, Clochette, Rain Cover, 2018 Hermès Spa...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

  • 2011 Hermes Tosca Clemence Leather Birkin 35cm
  • 2011 Hermes Tosca Clemence Leather Birkin 35cm
  • 2011 Hermes Tosca Clemence Leather Birkin 35cm
  • 2011 Hermes Tosca Clemence Leather Birkin 35cm
H 9.45 in. W 13.78 in. D 7.09 in.
Hermes Tosca Togo 30cm Birkin - SHW - 2013
By Hermès
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This 30cm Hermes Birkin is made of tosca togo leather and has silver hardware. It comes with its raincoat, duster, and box. This bag is in excellent condition. Measurements Height: ...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

2012 Hermes Tosca Togo Leather Birkin 35cm
By Hermès
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
HERMÈS Tosca Togo Leather Birkin 35cm Reference: HB2087 Serial Number: [P] Age (Circa): 2012 Accompanied By: Hermès Dust Bag, Box, Lock, Keys, Clochette, Care Booklet, Protective F...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

  • 2012 Hermes Tosca Togo Leather Birkin 35cm
  • 2012 Hermes Tosca Togo Leather Birkin 35cm
  • 2012 Hermes Tosca Togo Leather Birkin 35cm
  • 2012 Hermes Tosca Togo Leather Birkin 35cm
H 9.45 in. W 13.78 in. D 7.09 in.
2011 Hermes Tosca Clemence Leather Birkin 35cm
By Hermès
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
HERMÈS Tosca Clemence Leather Birkin 35cm Reference: HB2285 Serial Number: [O] Age (Circa): 2011 Accompanied By: Hermès Dust Bag, Box, Lock, Keys, Clochette, Rain Cover, Protective...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

  • 2011 Hermes Tosca Clemence Leather Birkin 35cm
  • 2011 Hermes Tosca Clemence Leather Birkin 35cm
  • 2011 Hermes Tosca Clemence Leather Birkin 35cm
  • 2011 Hermes Tosca Clemence Leather Birkin 35cm
H 9.45 in. W 13.78 in. D 7.09 in.
Hermes Tosca Togo Leather Palladium Hardware 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 Top Handle Bags

Hermes Tosca Togo Leather Palladium Plated Birkin 35 Bag
By Hermès
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
If you've been wishing to own an authentic Birkin, there is no better time to buy this coveted work of art than now. Here, we have this Tosca Birkin 35 just for you. Crafted in Franc...
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2010s Tote Bags

Hermes Tosca Togo Leather Palladium Plated Birkin 35 Bag
By Hermès
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
If you've been wishing to own an authentic Birkin, there is no better time to buy this coveted work of art than now. Here, we have this Tosca Birkin 35 just for you. Crafted in Franc...
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2010s Tote Bags

Hermes Tosca Togo Leather Palladium Hardware 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

Hermes Tosca Togo Leather Gold Hardware Birkin 30 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

Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Clemence with Palladium Hardware 35
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Good. Moderate wear on base corners, wear on clochette, closure belt, handles and in interior. Loss of shape on exterior, splitting on closure belt, opening corner, flap a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Togo with Palladium Hardware 30
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Damaged. Repainted base corners. Darkening on handles and clochette, cracking on handle, belt closure and opening wax edges, scuffs in interior, scratches on hardware. Acc...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Togo With Gold Hardware 35
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
This authentic Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Togo With Gold Hardware 35 stands as one of the most-coveted bags. Crafted from scratch-resistant, tosca purple togo leather, this stand-ou...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Togo with Palladium Hardware 35
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
This authentic Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Togo with Palladium Hardware 35 is synonymous to traditional Hermes luxury. Crafted with sturdy, scratch-resistant tosca purple togo leathe...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Swift With Palladium Hardware 30
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Great. Wear on base corners, creasing on exterior, light scuffs in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Keys, Lock, Clochette Measurements: Handle Drop 4", Height...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Clemence with Palladium Hardware 35
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Clemence with Palladium Hardware 35 stands as one of the most-coveted and timeless bags fit for any fashionista. Constructed from Tosca Clemence leather, ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Togo with Palladium Hardware 35
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
This authentic Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Togo with Palladium Hardware 35 stands as one of the most-coveted accessory made for the modern woman. Crafted from Tosca Togo leather, thi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Togo with Palladium Hardware 35
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
This authentic Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Togo with Palladium Hardware 35 is synonymous to traditional Hermes luxury. Crafted with sturdy, scratch-resistant tosca purple togo leathe...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Swift With Palladium Hardware 30
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Great. Wear on base corners, creasing on exterior, light scuffs in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Keys, Lock, Clochette Measurements: Handle Drop 4", Height...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Togo with Palladium Hardware 30
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Great. Minor wear on base corners and handles, creasing on exterior, slight splitting on clochette wax edges. Light scuffs and indentations in interior, scratches on hardw...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Togo with Palladium Hardware 35
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
This authentic Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Togo with Palladium Hardware 35 stands as one of the most-coveted bags. Constructed from scratch-resistant, tosca purple togo leather, this...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Tosca Togo Birkin Handbag 35 With Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
This authentic Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Togo With Gold Hardware 35 stands as one of the most-coveted bags. Crafted from scratch-resistant, tosca purple togo leather, this stand-ou...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Epsom with Palladium Hardware 40
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
This Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Epsom with Palladium Hardware 40, crafted from Tosca epsom leather, features dual rolled top handles, frontal flap, and palladium-tone hardware. Its ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Clemence with Palladium Hardware 35
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Clemence with Palladium Hardware 35 stands as one of the most-coveted and timeless bags fit for any fashionista. Constructed from Tosca Clemence leather, ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Tosca Clemence with Palladium Hardware 35 Birkin Handbag
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
This authentic Hermes Birkin Handbag Tosca Clemence with Palladium Hardware 35 stands as one of the most-coveted accessory made for the modern woman. Crafted from tosca purple leathe...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin JPG Handbag Tosca Togo With Palladium Hardware 42
By Hermès
Located in NY, NY
Condition: Excellent. Minor wear on base corners, slight creasing on handles, small marks and scuffs in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Keys, Lock, Clochette Measuremen...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Tosca Togo Leather Special Order Gold Finished Birkin 35 Bag
By Hermès
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
If you've been wishing to own an authentic, special order Birkin bag, there is no better time to buy the coveted work of art than now. Here, we have this Tosca Birkin 35 just for you...
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2010s French Tote Bags

Hermes Tosca Togo Leather Special Order Gold Finished Birkin 35 Bag
By Hermès
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
If you've been wishing to own an authentic, special order Birkin bag, there is no better time to buy the coveted work of art than now. Here, we have this Tosca Birkin 35 just for you...
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2010s French Tote 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

HERMES BIRKIN 35 bag TOSCA w/ Gold hardware no longer made color
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Brand new colour TOSCA is gorgeous deep rasberry toned pink with a subtle violet undertone. This amazing pop of colour is no no being made - so utterly stunning bag with luxurious g...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Tosca Blue Izmir Orange Rodeo Charm PM for Birkin Kelly Bag
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Hermes Tosca Blue Izmir Orange Rodeo Charm PM for Birkin Kelly Bag Store Fresh. Never Used in Pristine Condition. Adorable and fun bag charm Very hard to find in store Rare c...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wallets and Small Accessories

Hermes LIKE NEW Violet Tosca Togo Leather 35cm Birkin Bag w/ Box
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Hermes Violet Tosca Togo 35cm Birkin Bag Made In: France Year of Production: 2013 Color: Violet Tosca Hardware: Goldtone Materials: Togo leather Lining: Violet tosca chevre le...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermès Birkin 35 Veau Togo Tosca PHW
Located in Antwerp, BE
Excellent condition Hermès Birkin 35 Veau Togo Tosca PHW WOW! This Birkin 35 is breathtakingly gorgeous! Crafted out of precious Togo leather and in this vibrant purple-ish warm hu...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermès Special Edition Bi-Color Tosca & Rose Tyrien Epsom Candy 35cm Birkin Bag
By Hermès
Located in Banner Elk, NC
Hermès Special Edition Bi-Color Tosca & Rose Tyrien Epsom Leather Candy 35cm Birkin Bag, 2011. Originally introduced in the Late 20th Century, the Birkin bag was created during a cha...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

Hermes Tosca HSS Clemence Palladium Birkin 35 Bag
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Jewel toned Hermes Birkin 35 bag features rare Tosca HSS. Interior has a cell phone pocket! Clemence leather is textured and butter soft. Accentuated with Palladium hardware. New...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

Hermès Birkin 30cm Tosca Clemence Bag
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès 30cm Birkin bag in rare tosca clemence leather and palladium hardware. Handle drop, 3"L. Includes clochette, tirette, lock, keys, rain jacket, and dust bag. Date stamp Q...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

  • Hermès Birkin 30cm Tosca Clemence Bag
  • Hermès Birkin 30cm Tosca Clemence Bag
  • Hermès Birkin 30cm Tosca Clemence Bag
  • Hermès Birkin 30cm Tosca Clemence Bag
H 8 in. D 5.5 in. L 11.5 in.
Hermes Tosca Fjord Birkin 35cm
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
This Hermes Tosca 35cm in Fjord leather with palladium hardware. This Birkin features tonal stitching, front toggle closure, clochette with lock and two keys, and double rolled ha...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

  • Hermes Tosca Fjord Birkin 35cm
  • Hermes Tosca Fjord Birkin 35cm
  • Hermes Tosca Fjord Birkin 35cm
  • Hermes Tosca Fjord Birkin 35cm
H 11 in. D 7 in. L 13.75 in.
Hermes Tosca Fjord Birkin 30cm Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Hermes Tosca Birkin 30cm of fjord leather with gold hardware. This Birkin has tonal stitching, a front toggle closure, a clochette with lock and two keys, and double rolled handles....
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

HERMES Tosca Togo 35cm Birkin PHW Palladium Hardware New
By Hermès
Located in New York City, NY
Hermès Tosca Togo Birkin 35cm with signature palladium hardware in togo leather with matching strap and clochette.<br /> The bag is pristine, new in mint condition & beautifully col...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermès Bleu Electrique and Tosca Bi Color Togo 35 cm Birkin
By Hermès
Located in New York City & Hamptons, NY
Never before carried, this Hermès Bleu Electrique and Tosca Togo 35 cm Birkin is a specially ordered piece in pristine condition. The protective plastic is still intact on the perma...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Birkin Bag in Tosca Pink Togo Leather, 35 cm size
By Hermès
Located in New York City & Hamptons, NY
Pristine, store fresh condition (plastic on hardware) Hermès Birkin Bag in Tosca (raspberry pink color) Togo, 35 cm size. Crafted by hand and considered by many as the epitome of ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes SO Horseshoe Stamped Bi-Color Tosca and Gris Perle Togo Birkin 30cm
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Hermes Horseshoe Stamped Birkin 30cm of Tosca and Gris Perle in togo leather with gold hardware. This Special Order Birkin has Tosca front, back and bottom and Gris Perle sides, h...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

35cm Hermes Tri-Color Iris, Tosca, and Pearl Grey Togo Leather Birkin Handbag
By Hermès
Located in Chicago, IL
AMAZING!!! Brand New! A beyond gorgeous special order! 35cm Hermes Tri-Color Iris, Tosca, and Pearl Grey Togo Leather Birkin Handbag | Palladium Hardware | P Stamp The ba...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermès Hss Bubblegum Pink/tosca Epsom Birkin 35cm Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Hermes Horseshoe Stamped Bubblegum Pink Birkin 35cm in epsom leather with tosca interior and gold hardware. This Birkin features tonal stitching, front toggle closure, clochette w...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

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Hermes Birkin Tosca For Sale on 1stDibs

Find the exact vintage or contemporary hermes birkin tosca you’re shopping for in the variety available on 1stDibs. Many people prefer Brown, but fashion is all about individuality — you can find Pink, Purple and more options on these pages. There aren’t many items for men if you’re seeking these accessories, as most of the options available are for women and unisex.

How Much is a Hermes Birkin Tosca?

The price for a hermes birkin tosca starts at $995 and tops out at $33,900, and on average, selling for $12,930.

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.

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.