Diamond-encrusted Hermès bag goes under hammer tipped to exceed £100k-£150k

A 10-year-old Hermès Himalaya Birkin with a diamond-encrusted white gold lock is expected to become the most expensive handbag ever sold at auction in Europe when it appears as Lot 175 of 220 handbags, which will go under the hammer at Christie’s in London on 12 June.

“Only three of these particular bags have ever come up for auction,” says Christie’s handbag specialist, Rachel Koffsky. “We don’t think there are many of them out there. I have my fingers crossed that we will break records with this bag.”

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Original source: https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2018/jun/06/london-handbag-auction-poised-to-break-records-hermes-christies