• Vintage Hermès Birkin bag sells for record £162,500 in London

    6 days ago - By The Guardian

    Sale at Christie's makes handbag most expensive ever to sell at European auction A secondhand diamond-encrusted Hermès bag has sold for £162,500 in London, becoming the most expensive handbag ever sold at auction in Europe. The 10-year-old bag, made of Nile crocodile skin and said to be in “grade-two condition” with no obvious flaws, went under the hammer at Christie's on Tuesday.
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