Every luxury bag addict dreams of getting their hands on their first Birkin. However, getting a brand new Birkin is extremely difficult because of the exclusivity of the brand and limited production of each crafted piece.
In fact, some of the most expensive and rare handbags are Hermes Birkin handbags ranging anywhere from $100,000 USD to over $1.8 million USD.
Inspired by Says.com, here is a list of the of 7 of some of most expensive Hermes Birkin bags in the world.
7. Hermès Blue Brighton Porosus Crocodile 35 cm Birkin Bag with Palladium
This beauty is extremely rare to come across; it features the premium Porous Crocodile Hermes skin, in a stunningly beautiful purplish-blue shade. The value of this rarity is reported to be around $120,000 USD.
6. Pink Crocodile Hermes Birkin
This fuchsia pink collectible was reported to have been auctioned off in 2015 for $223,000 USD, and has an 18 carat white gold hard wire.
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5. Hermès matte black Niloticus Crocodile So Black Birkin
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4. Rouge H Porosus Crocodile Birkin Handbag
With a beautiful bright red skin and 18 carats of white gold hardware, this is a one-of-a-kind Birkin handbag that increases in resale value as time goes on. Currently it's selling price is estimated to be around $100,000 USD.
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3. Niloticus Crocodile Himalaya Birkin
The Himalaya Birkin retail value varies, but has been reported to be sold for anywhere between $293,000 to $432,000 USD. It features rare white crocodile skin, gold hardware, and over 200 encrusted diamonds. Only one or two of these bags are produced by Hermes each year, making it a very rare find.
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2. Hermes Rose Gold & Diamond Birkin by Pierre Hardy
Pierre Hardy created only three models of this Birkin that is made entirely of rose gold, and is studded with 2,100 diamonds. It retails for a hefty price tag of $1.9 million USD, but given its rarity, its resale value probably exceeds its original price.
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1. Ginza Tanaka Hermes Birkin bag
Created by the Japanese designer Ginza Tanaka, this bag has been created entirely out of platinum, with 2,000 diamonds covering its surface. It has a retail value of $1.9 million USD. This beauty features a removable diamond strap that can be worn as a bracelet or necklace, along with a single 8-carat pear shaped diamond clasp that can be removed and worn as a brooch.
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