31 May '17, 10am

Handbag auctioned for world record HK$2.94m in Hong Kong

A world record for the most expensive handbag sold at auction was set in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Auctioneer Christie’s sold a Hermès matte white Himalaya niloticus crocodile diamond Birkin 30 with 18-carat white gold and diamond hardware for HK$2.94 million (US$377,261). Pre-sale estimates for the bag ranged between HK$1.5 million and HK$2 million. Christie’s said intense bidding in the room, by phone and online went on for 10-15 minutes.. The bag is the same style, but of a different year, as another one sold at Christie’s 2016 spring sale in Hong Kong for a then-world-record price of HK$2.33 million). Hermes Birkin handbag auctioned for world record HK$2.33m in Hong Kong Seller and buyer information was not disclosed. The classic shape of the Himalaya Birkin first emerged in the mid-1980s. There is currently a six-year waiting list to acquire a new one. It takes at least...

Full article: http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/fashion-luxury/article/2096...

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