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Pink Hermes Birkin Bag Sold For $223,000 at Auction

Pink Hermes Birkin Bag Sold For $223,000 at Auction

The shiny pink crocodile-skin Hermes Birkin bag sold at Christie’s International Plc in Hong Kong for HK$1.72 million ($223,000), setting the record for the most expensive bag ever sold at auction. A fuchsia-colored bag that features 18-karat gold detailing and is encrusted with real diamonds was sold to an Asian phone bidder in an auction that saw “fast-paced bidding from start to finish,” Christie’s said in a statement late Monday.
Previously, the record was held by another totally blinged-out diamond and gold handbag that used to belong to Elizabeth Taylor, which sold at Christie’s in New York for $218,500 in 2011.

Pink Hermes Birkin Bag Sold For $223,000 at Auction
Pink Hermes Birkin Bag Sold For $223,000 at Auction

At the same auction that saw some 300 designer handbags going under the hammer, a shiny black crocodile “Kelly” bag was sold for $145,000, breaking the record for the most expensive “Kelly” bag sold at auction.
Christie’s Handbags and Accessories sale achieved $5.99 million in sales.

Pink Hermes Birkin Bag Sold For $223,000 at Auction
Pink Hermes Birkin Bag Sold For $223,000 at Auction

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Written by Slamchica

Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.

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