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“One of the greatest investments”

Hermès is a traditional French fashion house and family business founded in 1837 in Paris. Starting with the manufacture of saddles and bridle for horses, the company has developed over time to one of the most exclusive manufacturers of fashion, handbags and accessories. Nevertheless, one has always remained true to his roots and the unique craftsmanship is the basis of the identity of Hermes. This will continue to offer high-quality products in equestrian sports. The brand stands for noblest materials, highest quality, creative freedom and sustainable entrepreneurial work. The glitter of the glamor comes mainly from the two most prominent handbags on offer: the Kelly Bag and the Birkin Bag. Kelly Bag The origin of Kelly Bag is located in one of the first handbags of Hermès, which was launched in 1936 under the name "Petit Sac Skin à coroies". First of all, the Bag only moderately successful, that changed in 1956 abruptly, as the famous actress and later princess of Monaco Grace Kelly, on the day of her engagement with such a Bag was photographed. The pioneer of this unique love relationship was not less than Alfred Hitchcok, in whose classic "to Catch A Thief" carries the actress Hermès Accessories. The name Grace Kelly was thus for eternity with the Bag connected and Hermès named the Bag Immediately around in Kelly Bag. Birkin Bag The Legend is said to help the then President of Hermès, Jean-Louis Dumas, on a flight from Paris to London of the well-known actress Jane Birkin, the content of her Bag Collect together. With your desire for a stylish leather case for the weekend, which offers enough space, you came to open ears at Dumas. The first design is to be created in the plane on a napkin. Each produced model is a custom-made customer request and the elaborate production process has long been a standard waiting times. Hermes consciously decided to extend production or outsource in low-wage countries. This scarcity increases demand again, which prices drives to the height. Meanwhile, they even apply as an alternative value system.

The material and its nature
The brand Hermès buys the highest quality leather from around the world. In some cases, exotic leather such as Strauss or Crocodile is used. The latter sometimes must dry for years until it can be processed or is processed for the first time. Through the high-quality leather, each Hermès bag has a stately weight and a wonderful leather scent. The inner life of an Birkin, Kelly, Evelyne, Constance is always made of leather. Only in a few Hermès models is the inner life of fabric. At Kelly, Birkin, Constance, Solidarity, Evelyne, Kelly Herbag, etc. is always made of leather, never made of textile tissue. But there are also bags (e.g., Victoria) whose lining consists of fabric.

Also at Hermès it is important that the seams were absolutely symmetrical and sewn in very high quality. The stitch length / thread height is always the same. Counterfeits have at Hermès, as in all other brands, unsightly and poorly processed seams. Even with Hermès bags, a single color is used for all seams of the bag. The thread itself is always sewn in a slight angle and never runs 'cord straight'!
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Shapes and different sizes
An Birkin or Kelly bag retains its stiff shape even when the bag is parked. Other models, such. B. a 'Evelyne Bag', do not stand at all, but fall together.
The crowd of Birkin Bag:
25 (25cm x 20cm x 13cm)
30s (30cm x 22cm x 16cm)
35er (35cm x 25cm x 18cm)
40s (40 cm x 30 cm x 21 cm)
The mass of the Kelly Bag:
15 (15cm x 11cm x 5cm)
20s (20cm x 16cm x 10cm)
25 (25 cm x 19 cm x 9 cm)
28 (28 cm x 22 cm x 10 cm)
32er (32 cm x 23 cm x 10.5 cm)
35er (35cm x 24cm x 12cm)
40s (40cm x 28cm x 16cm)
50s (50cm x 34cm x 25cm)

Hot stamping
On a Hermès Birkin / Kelly Bag is always the brand logo (Hermès Paris Made in France ") on the front and a stamp on the back of the flap. The stamps are always pressed and give information about when the bag was made and which material was made and which material was used. The Hermès logo of an original handbag is always located directly below the seam. The hot stamping on the back of the flap is given to many indications of the originality. It consists of a letter from A to Z and a circle, a square or nobody Further form. In addition, you will find an identification number and if available - an indication of exotic leather (eg "-" for lizard).
Letter without form = Pocket made between 1945 (A) and 1970 (Z)
Letter in the circle = Pocket made between 1971 (A) and 1996 (Z)
Letter in the square = Production between 1997 (A) and the current year - 2014 ®️
From 2015 = Letter without form
2015 = T
2016 = X
2017 = A
2018 = C
2019 = D
2020 = Y

Hermès bags are still like the Holy Grail or the Rolls Royce under the pocket sky. They are extremely high-quality processed and very rare specimens regularly bring on auctions around the 250,000 CHF.

The most famous models of Hermès are the Birkin or Kelly Bag.

First of all: This only applies to Birkin and Kelly Bags and our answer is "yes", we know from Secondhandbags AG customers who wait for their dream bag or color and leather. But we also have customers who can get a new Hermès bag in the store within a week.

No, Kelly or Birkin bags are available in almost all colors and leather species.

Yes, an Evelyne Bag is offered in the sizes TMP (16 cm), PM (29 cm), GM (33 cm) and TGM (40 cm).

No, today the H is "lasered" or "punched"