Hermès Birkin 25 Bougainville Matte Alligator Palladium Hardware
The 25cm Matte Alligator Birkin in Bougainville is a standout piece from Hermès' 2008 collection, embodying both rarity and aesthetic brilliance. Its matte finish enhances the exotic miniature scales, while the vibrant red tone adds to its allure. Hermès' expertise in leather craftsmanship and color innovation shines through in this bag, as Bougainville—inspired by the bougainvillea flower—adds a distinctive touch to their already impressive spectrum of reds.
Material: Matte Alligator
Collection: 2008, L Square
25cm: 10" W x 5" D x 8"H
The term "hardware" refers to the metallic parts of the bag, such as the buckle hardware, base studs, lock and keys and/or strap, which are plated with a colored finish (e.g. gold, silver, palladium). The terms refer to the tone or color of the hardware and not the actual material used. If hardware is composed of precious solid metals this will be referenced in the description.
No indication of wear, all plastic on hardware, never worn, essentially as new.
Little to no indication of handling, usually with all plastic on hardware and most likely never worn.
Very minor evidence of handling.
Evidence of wear and handling, with no major flaws.
Moderate wear and is fully functional.
Moderate wear and has condition issues that may or may not be repairable.