$203,150 Purse: Hermès Diamond Birkin Sold For $203,150 at Heritage Auctions (Photo)

By on Dec 9, 2011 in Announcement, Events, Fashion, Lifestyle, United States, World Comments

A Hermès Diamond Birkin purse with a diamond and white gold hardware was sold in an auction on December 6, 2011 for $203,150, international news sites reported that day.

According to reports, the $203,150 purse was sold at Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas to an anonymous collector. Apparently, the sale sets a new world record price for a handbag sold at a public auction.

The handbag, as shown below, has an official name of Hermès Exceptional Collection Shiny Rouge H Porosus Crocodile 30cm Birkin Bag with Solid 18K White Gold & Diamond Hardware.


$203,150 Purse: Hermes Diamond Birkin
Hermès Exceptional Collection Shiny Rouge H Porosus Crocodile 30cm Birkin Bag with Solid 18K White Gold & Diamond Hardware
Credit: Heritage Auctions

“This is an extraordinary example of one of the world’s most exceptional handbags, and this was certainly an exceptional price, exceeding our highest expectations at every corner,” Matt Rubinger, director of Luxury Accessories at Heritage Auctions reportedly said.



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