Hermès Birkin 40 HAC Poussiere Porosus Crocodile Palladium Hardware - 2006
The HAC Birkin, or Haut a Courroies meaning "belt top" in French, was the original design from which the famous Birkin bag sprung. The HAC was designed in the early days of Hermès as a large bag meant to carry a saddle. In the century of so since it's inception, the HAC has been issued in numerous sizes and materials, for a time often coinciding with similar Birkin bags being made at the time. This very special and rare Poussier color in shiny Porosus Crocodile and Palladium hardware. This HAC is impossible to get at Hermès boutiques in this size and Porosus skin. Includes dust bag, clochette, two keys, a lock, and a clochette.
Material: Porosus Crocodile
Collection: 2006, J
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.