Hermes 1950 Crocodile Sac Mallette GM
Impressive and rare vintage 50's Sac Mallette MADE IN FRANCE by HERMES. Just amazing with its separated jewels compartment lined with velvet! This model is the biggest of this luxury series and the most incredible you can find to Hermès in the best warm Cognac palette which is warm and beautiful! Very retro, it could be the mallette from Mary Poppins and will enjoy a nostalgic woman in love with charm of the antiques! A similar one has been sold $20.350 in 2008 to Christie's auction house (Lot 171 / Sale 5385). It will be sent with a dust bag to protect it. The closure has been changed by Hermès and it has now again 2 keys to close the jewels compartment. This only change costed $1250! Just fantastic to travel, keep your precious thinks always with you in the plane, or to collect, decorate a fashion, antiques shop, etc... Don't miss it! Plan ahead your gifts!
Brand : Hermes
Model : Doctor' sac Malllette' with separate Jewels box
Circa : 1950
Signature : Hermès - Paris
Composition : Crocodile Porosus skin, Plated gold
Hardware : Plated gold
Size : 12.560 inches (w) x 10.630 inches (h without handle) x 5.512 inches or 32 cm x 27 cm x 14 cm
Palette : Cognac/Gold
Lining : Smooth Velvet/Leather
Keys : Yes (2)
Sale : No
Dust bag : Yes
Box : No
Condition : Very good for its age, it just came back from Hermès where the lock and the opened closure on its top were changed and it will come now with keys for the jewels compartment.! The reparation costed $1250! Some scuffing on the base and corners. Its general looking is great but obviously if you look closely, we see that the skin is shredded in some places, some little bumps, spots,... Having been cleaned, plating gild parts are a little bit gone and it visible in relation to new parts replaced. This bag is beautiful and impressive Inside is patined with some tiny stains and signs of wear. This handbag was well protected and is just amazing for its 62 years old!