The magnificent and breathtaking Hermes Birkin 30 in the highly coveted Bordeaux Porosus Crocodile accented by Gold Hardware. This is a rare opportunity to own the perfect Hermes in color, size and exotic skin. Spectacular in every way, this is the pinnacle of Hermes exclusivity and a bag that is in Jane's personal collection. Collectors, celebrities and socialites are all drawn by the perfect croc scales and the luscious wine, brown and purple shades in this ultra-rich and luxurious Birkin.
Porosus crocodile is the most luxurious exotic skin from Hermes. It is created by polishing the spots with agate for a"Lisse Finish"to the leather of crocodile known as “salt water crocodiles” inhabiting in brackish waters and originating from Australia and Southeast Asian countries such as Singapore. Australian Saltwater Crocodile or more commonly called Porosus Crocodile is the most expensive and exclusive leather in the world.
Leather: Crocodile Porosus
Where used in this sale 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 coloured finish (e.g. gold, silver, palladium). The terms "Gold Hardware", "Silver Hardware", "Palladium Hardware" etc. refer to the tone or colour of the hardware and not the actual material used. If the bag incorporates solid metal hardware this will be referenced in the lot description.
New - No indication of wear, all plastic on hardware and never worn.
Pristine - Little to no indication of handling, usually with all plastic on hardware and most likely never worn and essentially as new.
Excellent - Very minor evidence of handling.
Very Good - Evidence of wear and handling, with no major flaws.
Good - Moderate wear and is fully functional.
Fair - Moderate wear and has condition issues that may or may not be repairable.