Though Hermes is known for its vast pantheon of incredible colors, there are a select few that have been the brand’s mainstays for over a century. One of those colors is classic black. This Birkin is the highest rendition of black, rendered in shiny Porosus Crocodile with gold hardware, using top quality skins with exceptionally small, square, and symmetrical scales.
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.
Condition: Store Fresh
35cm: 14" L x 7.5" W x 10.75" H
Primary Material: Porosus Crocodile
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.
Store Fresh - No indication of wear, all plastic on hardware, never worn, essentially as new.
Pristine - Little to no indication of handling, usually with all plastic on hardware and most likely never worn.
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.