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1stdibs Exclusive Hermes "So Black" Rodeo PM
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermes Style: Rodeo Charm Size: PM Color: Black Leather: Swift Year: 2021 Condition: Pristine, never used: The item has never been use...
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2010s Wallets and Small Accessories

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Verrou Pochette So Black Suede
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Verrou Pochette Color: Black Leather: Suede Hardware: So Black Stamp: 2002 F Condition: Vintage excellent: This item is...
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Early 2000s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermes Oran Sandal Gold Size 39FR
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermes Style: Oran Sandal Size: 39FR Color: Gold Leather: Box Leather Year: 2021 Condition: Pristine, never used: The item has never b...
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2010s Sandals

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Kelly Cut "So Black" Box Leather
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusive From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Kelly Cut Limited Edition "So Black" Size: 31.5 L x 13 H x 2 W cm Color: Black Leather: Box Hardware: So Black Stamp: N 2...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermes Izmir Sandal Gold Size 42FR
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermes Style: Izmir Sandal Size: 42FR Color: Gold Leather: Box Leather Year: 2020 Condition: Pristine, never Used: The item has never...
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2010s Sandals

1stdibs Exclusive Hermes Egee Bordeaux Shiny Niloticus Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Egee Size: 25.4 L x 11.43 D x 5.08 H cm Color: Bordeaux Leather: Shiny Niloticus Hardware: Gold Year: 2016 X Condition:...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermes Legend Sandal Gold Size 39FR
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermes Style: Legend Sandal Size: 39FR Heel Height: 7 cm Color: Gold with White detailing Leather: Calfskin Leather Year: 2021 Condit...
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2010s Sandals

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Kelly Charm Black Lizard Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Kelly Charm Color: Black Leather: Lizard Hardware: Gold Year: 2020 Y Condition: Pristine, never carried: The item has n...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Kelly Pochette Metallic Bronze Chèvre Ruthenium
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Kelly Pochette Color: Bronze Metallic Leather: Chrevre Hardware: Ruthenium Stamp: 2005 I Condition: Vintage excellent:...
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Early 2000s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Birkin 20cm "Night Faubourg" Palladium Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Birkin sellier "Faubourg Night Edition" Size: 20cm Color: Multi Tone Leather: Madame, Matte Alligator, Epsom, Sombrero ...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Kelly Mini Picnic White Swift Leather Palladium
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Kelly Size: Mini Picnic Color: White Leather: Swift and Wicker Hardware: Palladium Stamp: 2020 Y Condition: Pristine,...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermes Izmir Sandal Blue Marine Size 42FR
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermes Style: Izmir Sandal Size: 42FR Color: Blue Marine Leather: Box Leather Year: 2020 Condition: Pristine, never used: The item ha...
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2010s Sandals

1stdibs Exclusive Hermes Picotin 18cm Craie Clemence Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Picotin Size: 18cm Color: Craie Leather: Taurillon Clemence Hardware: Gold Year: 2020 Y Condition: Pristine, never carr...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusives Hermès Constance 24cm “Marble” Silk Palladium Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives from Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Constance "Limited Edition Marble" Size: 24cm Color: Rose Mexico Leather: Satin & Swift Hardware: Palladium Year: Y 2020...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermes Oran Sandal Rose Cottigna Size 38FR
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermes Style: Oran Sandal Size: 38FR Color: Rose Cottigna Leather: Box Leather Year: 2020 Condition: Pristine, never used: The item h...
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2010s Sandals

1stdibs Exclusives Hermes Birkin 25cm Craie & White Clemence Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives from Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Birkin Special Order Size: 25cm Color: Craie & White Leather: Clemence Hardware: Gold Year: 2020 Y Condition: Pristine,...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusives Hermès Limited Edition Kelly 22cm Wood Palladium Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Kelly Wood Size: 22cm Color: Fauve/Natural Leather: Barenia/Wood with metal inlay Hardware: Palladium Year: 2020 Y Cond...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermes Picotin 18cm Gold & Ebene Clemence Palladium Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Picotin Size: 18cm Color: Gold & Ebene Leather: Taurillon Clemence Hardware: Palladium Year: 2020 Y Condition: Pristine...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Kelly 28cm Bubblegum Togo Leather Palladium Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Kelly Retourne Size: 28cm Color: Bubblegum Leather: Togo Hardware: Palladium Stamp: 2011 O Condition: Vintage mint: The...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Constance 24cm “On a Summers Day” Swift Palladium
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Constance Size: 24cm Color: Multi Color Leather: Swift Hardware: Palladium Year: 2017 A Condition: Vintage excellent: T...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Micro Kelly 15cm Rouge Chevre Palladium Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusive From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Kelly Sellier Size: Micro 15cm Color: Rouge Leather: Chèvre Hardware: Palladium Stamp: N 2010 Vintage mint: The item is...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Birkin 35cm Braise “China Flag” Porosus Crocodile
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Birkin “Special Order - China Flag” Size: 35cm Color: Braise and Yellow Leather: Shiny Porosus Crocodile and Pony Hair ...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Mini Kelly II Rose Shocking Matte Alligator Palladium
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Mini Kelly II Size: 20cm Color: Rose Shocking Leather: Matte Alligator Hardware: Palladium Year: 2020 Y Condition: Pris...
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2010s 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

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

1stdibs Exclusive Hermes Birkin 35cm "Cargo" Sesame Swift & Toile Canvas
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Birkin "Cargo" Limited Edition Size: 35cm Color: Sesame Leather: Swift & Canvas Hardware: Palladium Year: 2020 Y Condit...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Constance 18cm Mini Ombré Lizard Palladium Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Constance Size: 18cm Mini Color: Ombré Leather: Lizard Hardware: Palladium Year: 2020 Y Condition: Pristine, never car...
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2010s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Mini Kelly II Rose Lipstick Chevre Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives from Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Kelly Size: Mini II Color: Rose Lipstick Leather: Chèvre Hardware: Gold Stamp: 2020 Y Condition: Pristine, never carri...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Constance 14cm Micro Special Order Ombré Lizard
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Constance “Special Order” Size: 14cm Micro Color: Ombré Leather: Lizard Hardware: Gold Year: 2020 Y Condition: Pristine...
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2010s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermes Picotin 18cm Blue Saphir Clemence Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Picotin Size: 18cm Color: Blue Saphir Leather: Taurillon Clemence Hardware: Gold Year: 2020 Y Condition: Pristine, neve...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Constance 18cm Mini Ombré Lizard Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Constance Size: 18cm Mini Color: Ombré Leather: Lizard Hardware: Gold Year: 2020 D Condition: Pristine, never carried:...
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2010s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Petit H Multi Color Mini Rectangle Bag So Black
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Petit H Style: Rectangle Bag Color: Bordeaux, Colvert & Jaune Ambre Leather: Vache Hunter & Shiny Alligator Hardware: So Black ...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Kelly Picnic 35cm Fauve Barenia Palladium Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Kelly Picnic Oiser Size: 35cm Color: Fauve Leather: Barenia and Wicker Hardware: Palladium Stamp: 2019 D Condition: Pr...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Kelly Mini Picnic Rouge De Coeur Swift Palladium
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Kelly Size: Mini Picnic Color: Roude de Coeur Leather: Swift and Wicker Hardware: Palladium Stamp: 2019 D Condition:...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermes Birkin 35cm "Cargo" Blue Marine Swift & Toile Canvas
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Birkin "Cargo" Limited Edition Size: 35cm Color: Blue Marine Leather: Swift & Canvas Hardware: Palladium Year: 2020 Y C...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès HAC 50cm Endless Roads Gris Perle Multi Leather
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Size: Haut à Courroies 50cm “Endless Roads” Color: Gris Perle and multi-tone patchwork leather with silver-tone embroidery Leat...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Kelly 28cm Tri-Color Epsom Leather Brushed Gold
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusive From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Kelly Sellier "Special Order Tri-Color" Size: 28cm Color: White, Blue Saphir & Rose Tyrien Leather: Epsom Hardware: Brus...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Kelly 20cm Rouge & Black Suede Doblis Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Kelly Size: 20cm Color: Rouge & Black Leather: Suede Doblis Hardware: Gold Stamp: V 1992 Vintage excellent: This item ...
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1990s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermes Izmir Sandal Bi-Color Black & Gold Size 41FR
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermes Style: Izmir Sandal Size: 41FR Color: Bi-Color Black & Gold Leather: Box Leather Year: 2020 Condition: Pristine, never Used: T...
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2010s Sandals

1stdibs Exclusive Hermes 2424 29cm Black Taurillon Maurice & Swift Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: 2424 Size: 29cm Color: Black Leather: Taurillon Maurice & Swift Hardware: Gold Year: 2020 Y Condition: Pristine, never ...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Limited Edition 2002 20cm Lime ''Sieste Au Paradis"
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: 2002 "Limited Edition - ''Sieste Au Paradis Landscape Scenery" Size: 20cm Color: Lime Leather: Evercolor and Satin Har...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Birkin 25cm "One, Two, Three & Away We Go" Nigel Peake
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Birkin Limited Edition “One, Two, Three & Away We Go" in collaboration with Nigel Peake Size: 25cm Color: Multi-Tone Lea...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

Hermes Petit H Silk Leather Bracelet One of a Kind World Exclusive
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Hermes Petit H Silk Leather Bracelet One of a Kind World Exclusive from the Hermes Petit H Collection Brand New in Box Coming store fresh with Hermes pouch, box and ribbon Sil...
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21st Century and Contemporary Cuff Bracelets

Hermes Exquisite Saint Louis Crystal Leather Petit H Pendant World Exclusive
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Hermes Exquisite Saint Louis Crystal Leather Petit H Pendant World Exclusive Brand New in Box - Pefect Gift! Coming in full set with Hermes box and ribbon Very exclusive; a one ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Rope Necklaces

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1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Kelly Pochette Orange Doblis Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Kelly Pochette Color: Orange Leather: Suede Doblis Hardware: Palladium Stamp: 2005 I Condition: Vintage Very Good: This ...
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Early 2000s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Kelly 20cm Rouge Lizard Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Kelly Size: 20cm Color: Rouge Leather: Lizard Hardware: Gold Stamp: W 1993 Vintage excellent: This item is vintage an...
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1990s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusives Hermès Mini Kelly II Bubblegum Matte Alligator Palladium
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Mini Kelly II Size: 20cm Color: Bubblegum Leather: Matte Alligator Hardware: Palladium Year: 2020 Y Condition: Pristine...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

Hermes HSS Etoupe Black 30cm Swift Birkin Horseshoe Stamp Exclusive
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
HSS Hermes Etoupe Black 30cm Swift Birkin Special Order Horseshoe Stamp Exclusive Brand New in Box. Store Fresh. Pristine Condition (with plastic on hardware) Perfect gift! Comes i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Kelly 32cm Amazon Fauve Barenia Palladium Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Kelly Amazon "Horse Motif Limited Edition" Size: 32cm Color: Fauve Leather: Barenia and Toile Hardware: Palladium Stamp...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

Hermes HSS Gris Tourterelle and Etoupe 30cm Birkin Palladium Hardware Exclusive
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Hermes HSS Gris Tourterelle and Etoupe 30cm Birkin Palladium World Exclusive New or Never Worn. Pristine Condition (with plastic on hardware) Perfect gift! Comes in full set with c...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Birkin 35cm “Petit H” Number Three Palladium Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Birkin Limited Edition “Petit H” Poignees Size: 35cm Color: Crocus, Rose Sakura & White Leather: Epsom, Clemence & Togo...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusives Hermès Micro Kelly 15cm Rouge Courchevel Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives from Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Kelly Sellier Size: Micro 15cm Color: Rouge Leather: Courchevel Hardware: Gold Stamp: N 1993 Vintage excellent: This i...
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1990s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermes Birkin 35cm Cactus Matte Alligator Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Birkin Size: 35cm Color: Cactus Leather: Matte Alligator Hardware: Gold Year: 2014 R Condition: The item is in near pri...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Kelly Pochette Rose Dragee Swift Leather Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Kelly Pochette Size: 22 L x 13 H x 7 D cm Color: Rose Dragee Leather: Swift Hardware: Gold Stamp: L 2008 Condition: V...
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Early 2000s Top Handle Bags

Hermes HSS Birkin 35 Black Indigo Blue Togo Bag VIP Exclusive Y Stamp, 2020
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Hermes HSS Birkin 35 Black and Indigo Blue Bag VIP World Exclusive Y Stamp, 2020 World exclusive! Custom VIP Bi-Color special order in the best neutral colors! Just purchased from He...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Kelly 28cm Tri-Color Rose Chevre Leather Brushed Gold
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusive From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Kelly Sellier "Special Order Tri-Color" Size: 28cm Color: Rose Confetti, Lime & Blue Aztec Leather: Chevre Hardware: Brus...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

Hermes HSS Bamboo And Black Bi-Color 30cm Birkin Bag SO Gold Hardware Exclusive
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Hermes Birkin Bag 30cm Bi-Color SO HSS Bamboo And Black Gold Hardware Brand New in Box. Store fresh. Pristine Condition (with plastic on hardware) Just picked up from Hermes store; b...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

1stdibs Exclusive Hermes Oran Sandal Gold Size 39FR
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermes Style: Oran Sandal Size: 39FR Color: Gold Leather: Box Leather Year: 2020 Condition: Pristine, never used: The item has never ...
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2010s Sandals

Hermes Limited Edition Luggage Tags Petit H Exclusive One of a Kind
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Hermes Limited Edition Luggage Tags Petit H Exclusive One of a Kind Brand New in Box Store fresh with Hermes box and ribbon Hermes craftsmen with the highest artistic creativity...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tech Accessories and Cases

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Kelly Longue Rose Dragee Swift Leather Palladium
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Kelly Longue Size: 33 L x 16 H x 2.5 W cm Color: Rose Dragee Leather: Swift Hardware: Palladium Stamp: L 2008 Condition...
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Early 2000s Top Handle Bags

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Hermes Exclusive For Sale on 1stDibs

Find the exact vintage or contemporary hermes exclusive you’re shopping for in the variety available on 1stDibs. Our collection includes a variety of colors, spanning Black, Brown, Beige and more. If you’re looking for a hermes exclusive from a specific time period, our collection is diverse and broad-ranging, and you’ll find at least one that dates back to the 20th Century while another version may have been produced as recently as the 21st Century. Finding a hermes exclusive for sale for women should be easy, but there are 56 pieces available to browse for men as well.

How Much is a Hermes Exclusive?

Prices for a hermes exclusive can differ depending upon size, designer and other attributes — on 1stDibs, these accessories begin at $445 and can go as high as $310,000, while, on average they fetch $31,350.

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.