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  • Estimate

    GBP 5,000 - 7,000

  • Description

    HERMÈS, 2012
    Silver palladium hardware, with padlock, keyfob and dustbag
    35 cm.
    Blindstamp P

  • Condition Report

    Excellent, as new, with plastic on hardware, with numerical stamp under Hermes stamp

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