31 May '17, 3pm

A Hermès Birkin handbag has been auctioned for a record-breaking $377,000 https://t.co/mOpmtEltgw

A Hermès Birkin handbag has been auctioned for a record-breaking $377,000 https://t.co/mOpmtEltgw

A world record for the most expensive handbag sold at auction was set in Hong Kong Wednesday, when a matte white Himalaya Niloticus crocodile Birkin 30 handbag was sold for over $377,000. The handbag, which boasts 18-carat white gold and diamond hardware, was sold after about 15 minutes of “intense” bidding in the auction room, online, and over the telephone, said auctioneers Christie’s. The identities of buyer and seller were not disclosed. See Newsweek Subscription Offers It’s not the first time a wealthy collector has been willing to pay big bucks for one of the exclusive handbags by designers Hermès. The Birkin 30 sold for $377,000 Christie's Christie’s last year auctioned a similar bag for $300,000 in Hong Kong, setting a then world record. The key difference was that the bag auctioned Wednesday is decorated with higher quality diamonds, and more gold. The limited-edi...

Full article: http://www.newsweek.com/hermes-handbag-record-birkin-618326

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