Himalayan crocodile leather Birkin bag set a record price at Christie's in Hong Kong, The Independent reported.
This is an extremely rare Hermes Diamond Himalaya Birkin 25 bag. The accessory is plated with 18K white gold and diamonds.
It was sold for $ 300,000 at Christie's during an online auction. According to the publication, the anonymous buyer was one of many participants from 29 countries. It is noted that 34 percent of those wishing to purchase a bag participated in the auction for the first time.
Other accessories on sale included a matte white Hermès Himalaya Birkin 30 bag for 150 thousand dollars (almost 11 million rubles), Hermès Mini Picnic Kelly 20 II for 56 thousand dollars (4.1 million rubles) and a limited model Hermès Bleu Marine Faubourg Birkin 20, which was purchased for 200 thousand dollars (14.6 million rubles).
Photo: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters
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