Crocodile-skin handbag sells for a record $222912: Christie’s

Hong Kong (AFP) – The best fuchsia-coloured crocodile-skin Hermes iPhone case bag has recently broken the record for the most huge handbag sold at auction, selling needed for US$222, 912 at a Christie’s live bidding auctions in Hong Kong.

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The shiny rose bag was sold to an Asiatische phone bidder in an auction that may saw “fast-paced bidding from are starting to finish”, Christie’s said in a mantra late Monday.

The final price awakened to the fact at the Monday auction was about 15 percent more than the auction properties estimate.

“With its 18k white gold or platinum and diamond hardware, Hermès Bright Fuchsia Porosus Crocodile Diamond Birkin 35 dazzled the crowds, achieving some HK$1. 72 million record, in Christie’s said in the statement.

The particular bag, part of the “Birkin” series given its name actress and singer Jane Birkin, who was born in Britain that’s based in France, features a gold and moreover diamond-encrusted clasp and padlock that’s 35 centimetres in width and thirty centimetres in height.

At the same auction that may saw some 300 designer wholesale handbags going under the hammer, a gleaming black crocodile “Kelly” bag had been sold for US$145, 000, breaking the write down for the most expensive “Kelly” bag displayed auction.

The “Kelly” product line is given its name the late Princess Grace attached to Monaco.

The auction house’s Clutches and Accessories sale achieved $5. 99 million in sales.

Custom made handbags are the latest craze needed for collectors, taking global auction real estate by storm and fetching write down prices.

The previous record was specific at the sale of another Hermes iPhone Birkin by an American auction house valued available on around $203, 000 in 2011.


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