Hermès Birkin HAC 32 Black Box & Vibrato Leather Palladium Hardware - 2001, E Square
The Vibrato material, once a hallmark of Hermès' finely crafted bags, has been discontinued for over a decade. Its unique stripes, created by layering and slicing leather into thin sheets, are a testament to the brand's dedication to craftsmanship and innovation. This particular Vibrato HAC Birkin, a rare find in the smaller 32cm size, is a study in grayscale, with shades of black, white, and gray set off by Gris Perle box leather and gleaming palladium hardware.
But it's not just the color that sets this bag apart; its shorter handles and deeper body give it a distinct silhouette that sets it apart from other Birkins. It's a bag that exudes sophistication and effortless cool, with a combination of stiffness and softness that is truly unparalleled in the world of travel bags.
This handcrafted Hermès Birkin HAC is a true collector's piece, with its limited availability and rare white and palladium hardware. It's an impossible find at Hermès boutiques, making it all the more coveted among aficionados of the brand. In excellent condition, it's a timeless classic that is sure to be treasured for years to come.
Material: Box & Vibrato Leather
Color: Black & Vibrato
32cm: 12.5" L x 6.5" W x 10.5" 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.