Hermès Birkin 35 Cassis Shiny Porosus Crocodile Palladium Hardware
Exotic Birkins are a rarity unto themselves, due to Hermès’ strictly high standards. This 35cm Birkin is an exceptional example, a distinct showcase of almost perfect Porosus Crocodile scales, here in deep and rich Cassis, likely the richest amethyst purple Hermès has ever produced, set with Palladium hardware. Carefully kept in Store Fresh condition, this rare bag not only checks boxes as a collectible, but is also stunningly beautiful.
Material: Porosus Crocodile
Condition: Store Fresh
35cm: 14" W x 7.5" D x 10.75" H
Porosus crocodile is the most luxurious exotic skin from Hermès. 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.
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.