31 May '16, 11am

eNCA | Diamond-encrusted Hermes handbag sells for record R4.7m

eNCA | Diamond-encrusted Hermes handbag sells for record R4.7m

HONG KONG - A diamond-encrusted crocodile-skin Hermes handbag with white gold details has broken the record for the world’s most expensive ever sold at auction, fetching the equivalent of more than R4.7-million at a Hong Kong sale. The rare Himalaya Niloticus Crocodile Diamond Birkin 30 went to an unknown phone bidder late on Monday for HK$2.32-million beating a pre-sale estimate of $2-million, the auction house Christie's said. "It was the world record price for any handbag sold at auction," Bingle Lee, a Hong Kong-based spokesman for Christie's, told AFP. Designer handbags are increasingly seen as investment opportunities and are the latest craze for collectors, taking global auction houses by storm and scoring record prices. The new US$300,000 record beat one set last year, also in Hong Kong, when a fuchsia-coloured Hermes bag sold for $222,912. The handmade bag -- desc...

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