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Hermès 30cm Matte White Himalayan Nilo Crocodile Birkin Bag with Palladium Hardware. Estimate: $80,000 - $100,000. Photo  Heritage Auctions

DALLAS, TX.- An Hermès 30cm Matte White Himalayan Nilo Crocodile Birkin Bag, with Palladium Hardware, considered the pinnacle of Birkin bags, is expected to bring $80,000+ when it crosses the block on Dec. 8. 2015, as the top lot in Heritage Auctions' Holiday Luxury Accessories Signature® Auction. 

"Known the world over as a Holy Grail handbag, the Himalayan Birkin certainly makes a statement of opulence, excellence and ultimate luxury," said Diane D'Amato, Director of Luxury Accessories at Heritage Auctions. "Any time one appears on the luxury re-sale market, somewhere there is a collector about to enter a very exclusive club." 

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Hermès 30cm Matte White Himalayan Nilo Crocodile Birkin Bag with Palladium Hardware. Estimate: $80,000 - $100,000. Photo  Heritage Auctions 

This bag is in Excellent to Pristine Condition. The protective plastic is intact on the plaquees, touret base, and all four clous. There is slight curling to the top left and top right edges of the flap top. This bag includes an Hermes box, dustbag, protective felt, rain protector, care card with its dustbag, a ribbon, two keys, a lock, and a clochette. 12" Width x 8" Height x 6" Depth

The pinnacle of Birkin bags, the Himalayan Birkin is only made available to the most prestigious of clientele. Known the world over as a holy grail handbag, the Himalayan Birkin certainly makes a statement of opulence, excellence, and ultimate luxury. It is done in White Himalayan Nilo Crocodile, its namesake taken from the monolithic and snowy Himalayan Mountains. Mountainous in its appearance and in its allure, this bag is truly elusive, with very select owners throughout the globe. This bag features two rolled top handles, Palladium Hardware, keys, clochette, and a matching Crocodile covered lock. The interior is done in expertly paired Gris Cendre Chevre Leather and features one slip pocket and one zip pocket. A truly incredible piece, this Himalayan Birkin is the capstone piece to any collection.

Whimsy and luxury go hand-in-hand in the form of a highly desirable Hermès Limited Edition 5P Bubblegum Pink Swift Leather Quelle Idole Kelly Doll Bag, with Palladium Hardware, which is estimated at $60,000+. 

"This bag is perfect for both the seasoned collector and the collector-in-training," said D'Amato. "This Kelly Doll bag is a fanciful play on the sophistication we know and love from Hermès." 

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Hermès Limited Edition 5P Bubblegum Pink Swift Leather Quelle Idole Kelly Doll Bag with Palladium Hardware. Estimate: $60,000 - $80,000. Photo  Heritage Auctions

This bag is in Pristine Condition. There are no signs of wear. The protective plastic is intact on the hardware, except for the touret tip. This bag includes an Hermes box and dustbag. 6" Width x 5" Height x 3" Depth

Perfect for both the seasoned Hermes collector and the Hermes collector-in-training, this Kelly Doll bag is a whimsical play on the sophistication we know and love from Hermes. Specifically designed for the SOGO department store opening in Hong Kong, this bag is one of the rarest items ever produced by Hermes. As well as being done in incredibly rare and sought after 5P Bubblegum Pink Swift Leather, this shrunken down Kelly bag is adorned with a smiling face and leather arms and feet, giving it the appearance of a doll. The turnlock "nose" opens to reveal an 5P Pink Swift Leather interior, and a silver "Hermes at SOGO 2010" embossment on the front, just beneath the flap top. The arms of the bag are moveable, allowing you to pose this adorable keepsake however you'd like. The bag is accented with a Palladium Hardware turnlock "nose" and two Palladium eyes. A 5P Kelly Doll has not come onto the market for a long time. Do not miss this chance to own an incredibly rare and important piece from Hermes.

Hermès highlights continue with an attractive Matte Beton Alligator Birkin Bag, with Palladium Hardware (estimate: $40,000+), representing a great opportunity for the seasoned, savvy collector done in Beton, a recently envisioned color from 2013 that straddles the line between white and gray; an Hermès 25cm Shiny Blue Marine Nilo Crocodile Sellier Kelly Bag, with Gold Hardware (Estimate: $40,000+) and an Hermès Special Order Horseshoe 30cm Rose Confetti, Anemone & Blue Aztec Chevre Leather Birkin Bag, with Gold Hardware (Estimate: $20,000+).

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Hermes 35cm Matte Beton Alligator Birkin Bag with Palladium Hardware. Estimate: $40,000 - $50,000. Photo  Heritage Auctions

This bag is in Excellent to Pristine Condition. The protective plastic is intact on the touret base and three of the clous. There is ever-so slight scratching to the plaquees and one of the clous, and one light scuff at the front left base corner. This bag includes an Hermes box, dustbag, protective felt, clochette dustbag, care card with its dustbag, a rain protector, two keys, a lock, and a clochette. 14" Width x 10" Height x 7" Depth

This incredibly special rendition of the Birkin bag is for the seasoned collector and savvy shopper. This Birkin is done in Beton, a recently envisioned color from 2013, and a fantastic shade that straddles the line between white and gray. This color is extremely difficult to produce in an exotic skin due to its fairness, making this bag an incredible rarity. The Palladium Hardware makes this bag even more desirable, giving this bag a seamless finish. This bag features two rolled handles, and a flap top with a turnlock closure. The interior is done in Gris Perle Chevre Leather, featuring one zip pocket and one slip pocket. This bag includes two keys, a lock, and a clochette. 

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Hermès 25cm Shiny Blue Marine Nilo Crocodile Sellier Kelly Bag with Gold Hardware. Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000. Photo  Heritage Auctions

This bag is in Pristine Condition. There are no signs of wear. The protective plastic is intact on the hardware. This bag includes an Hermes box, dustbag, protective felt, a care card with its dustbag, a shoulder strap with its dustbag, a clochette dustbag, two keys, a lock, and a clochette. 10" Width x 7" Height x 3.5" Depth

This one of the most elegant and sophisticated handbags. Since its introduction in the 1930s, the Kelly has been beloved for its functionality and sleek design. This particular Kelly is a notable piece, done in Shiny Blue Marine Nilo Crocodile, and accented with Gold Hardware. This bag features a top handle, a removable shoulder strap, and a flap top with a turnlock closure. The interior of the bag is done in Blue Marine Chevre Leather with one slip pocket and one zip pocket. This bag includes two keys, a lock, and a clochette. 

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Hermès Special Order Horseshoe 30cm Rose Confetti, Anemone & Blue Aztec Chevre Leather Birkin Bag with Gold Hardware. Estimate: $20,000 - $24,000. Photo  Heritage Auctions

This bag is in Pristine Condition. There are minor scratches to the pontets. This bag includes an Hermes box, dustbag, protective felt, rain protector, clochette dustbag, a care card with its dustbag, a ribbon, two keys, a lock, and a clochette. 12" Width x 8" Height x 6" Depth

What an incredible piece this is! Created as a special order, this tri-color Birkin bag is truly one of a kind. This is the perfect opportunity for collectors and savvy shoppers to own an amazing piece of Hermes that will likely never be seen again on the market. This bag is done in stunning Rose Confetti, Anemone, and Blue Aztec Chevre Leather, a stunning combination. This bag features expertly paired Gold Hardware, two rolled handles, and a flap top with a turnlock closure. The interior is done in Anemone Chevre Leather, featuring one zip pocket and one slip pocket. Yet another unique aspect of this bag is that included on the front of the interior slip pocket, is a mobile device slip pocket. This bag includes two keys, a lock, and a clochette.

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Hermès Special Order Horseshoe 30cm Rouge Casaque, Blue Aztec & Black Chevre Leather Birkin Bag with Gold Hardware. Estimate: $20,000 - $24,000. Photo  Heritage Auctions

This bag is in Pristine Condition. There are no signs of wear. The protective plastic is intact on the hardware, save for the touret. This bag includes an Hermes box, dustbag, clochette dustbag, protective felt, rain protector, care card with its dustbag, a ribbon, two keys, a lock, and a clochette. 12" Width x 8" Height x 6" Depth

What an incredible piece! This special order Birkin bag is a stark example of Hermes's attention to details when it comes to their handbags and luxury accessories. A fabulous collectors piece, this Birkin is reminiscent of Mondrian squares, and plays in perfectly with color blocking trends. This bag is done in a simply gorgeous combination of Rouge Casaque, Blue Aztec, and Black Chevre Leather, featuring expertly paired Gold Hardware. This Birkin bag features two rolled handles, and a flap top with a turnlock closure. The interior is done in Black Chevre Leather, featuring one zip pocket, one slip pocket, and one mobile device slip pocket, the crowning element of this bag's interior. This bag includes two keys, a lock, and a clochette.

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Hermès Special Order Horseshoe 30cm Parme & Rose Tyrien Chevre Leather Birkin Bag with Gold Hardware. Estimate: $20,000 - $24,000. Photo  Heritage Auctions

This bag is in Pristine Condition. There is slight denting to the front leather from the interior pockets. The protective plastic is intact on the hardware. This bag includes an Hermes box, dustbag, clochette dustbag, a care card with its dustbag, protective felt, rain protector, a ribbon, two keys, a lock, and a clochette. 12" Width x 8" Height x 6" Depth

What a find! This special order Birkin bag is bright, feminine, and stunningly chic. Done in a fabulous combination of Parme and Rose Tyrien Chevre Leather, this Birkin is sure to turn heads. This bag features two rolled handles, Gold Hardware, and a flap top with a turnlock closure. The interior is done in Rose Tyrien Chevre Leather, featuring one zip pocket, one slip pocket, and a unique mobile device slip pocket. This bag includes two keys, a lock, and a clochette.

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Hermès Special Order Horseshoe 30cm Rose Tyrien, Blue Hydra & Parme Chevre Leather Birkin Bag with Gold Hardware. Estimate: $20,000 - $24,000. Photo  Heritage Auctions

This bag is in Pristine Condition. There are no signs of wear. The protective plastic is intact on the clous and the plasquees. The protective plastic has slightly ripped on one plaquee. This bag includes an Hermes box, dustbag, clochette dustbag, protective felt, a care card with its dustbag, a ribbon, two keys, a lock, and a clochette. 12" Width x 8" Height x 6" Depth

A Birkin bag for the savvy collector and avid Hermes frequenteur alike. An incredible special order bag, this Birkin features three stunning colors that blend and contrast beautifully together. Done in Rose Tyrien, Blue Hydra, and Parme Chevre Leather, this Birkin is truly the only of its kind. This bag features two rolled handles, Gold Hardware, and a flap top with a turnlock closure. The interior is done in Parme Chevre Leather, featuring one slip pocket, one zip pocket, and the crowning element to this bag's interior: one mobile device slip pocket. This bag includes two keys, a lock, and a clochette.

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Hermès Special Order Horseshoe 35cm Crocus & Rose Tyrien Epsom Leather Birkin Bag with Palladium Hardware. Estimate: $18,000 - $22,000Photo  Heritage Auctions

This bag is in Pristine Condition. There are no signs of wear. The protective plastic is intact on the hardware. This bag includes an Hermes box, dustbag, clochette dustbag, protective felt, rain protector, a care card with its dustbag, a ribbon, two keys, a lock, and a clochette. 14" Width x 10" Height x 7" Depth

The perfect Birkin bag for avid collectors, this special order piece is a beautiful feminine bag that is sure to attract much attention. Done in a stunning combination of Crocus and Rose Tyrien Epsom Leather, this Birkin is absolutely amazing. This bag features two rolled handles, Palladium Hardware, and a flap top with a turnlock closure. The interior is done in Rose Tyrien Chevre Leather, featuring one slip pocket and one zip pocket. This bag includes two keys, a lock, and a clochette.

 

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Hermes Special Order Horseshoe 35cm 5P Bubblegum Pink, Tosca & Crocus Epsom Leather Birkin Bag with Gold Hardware. Estimate: $18,000 - $22,000. Photo  Heritage Auctions

This bag is in Pristine Condition. There is a small scratch with very slight color loss to the back base corner. The protective plastic is intact on the hardware. This bag includes an Hermes box, dustbag, clochette dustbag, a protective felt, rain protector, a care card with its dustbag, a ribbon, two keys, a lock, and a clochette. 14" Width x 10" Height x 7" Depth

Fabulous and feminine, this Birkin bag is for the discerning collector and ultra-chic shopper. Done in an incredible three colorations, this bag will make a statement. This bag is done in rare 5P Pink, Tosca, and Crocus Epsom Leather, three beautiful colors that blend seamlessly together in the Birkin design. This bag features Gold Hardware, two rolled handles, and a flap top with a turnlock closure. The interior is done in Crocus Chevre Leather, featuring one zip pocket, one slip pocket and one unique mobile device slip pocket. This bag includes two keys, a lock, and a clochette.

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Hermès Limited Edition 35cm So Black Calf Box Leather Birkin Bag with PVD Hardware. Estimate: $16,000 - $20,000. Photo  Heritage Auctions

This bag is in Very Good to Excellent Condition. There are a few light scuffs on the bag's exterior leather. There is light scuffing on the base corners and the piping trim. This bag comes with the box, dustbag, lock, keys, clochette, clochette dustbag, paperwork, paperwork dustbag, raincoat, and ribbon. 14" Width x 10" Height x 7" Depth

The Hermes So Black Collection first appeared in US stores at the tail end of 2010. The Limited Edition handbags from this collection features black PVD hardware in addition to the bag's Black leather body. This effect gives the bag and all black or So Black appearance. Bags from this collection are an even more hard to come by than the already elusive Hermes Birkin, making them a true indication of status and access. This bag features two handles, lock, keys, and clochette. The interior is done in Black Chevre Leather with one slip pocket and one zip pocket