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Hermès Bonwit Teller Vintage Burgundy Travel Birkin Bag, 1970s


Before opening their own boutique renowned Paris luxury brand, Hermès sold their items through the New York department store, Bonwit Teller. Following Hermès’ store opening, Bonwit Teller ceased to carry the Hermès products. Circa the 1960s/1970s, this Hermès Birkin is from this early period in the brand’s history making it a rare, vintage collector’s item.

Done in a rich, ruddy-brown leather, the bag is made in a travel bag style with leatherwork detailing at the top near the handle. On the gold hardware it is stamped Hermès Paris and in gold foil on the bag it is stamped with Bowit Teller’s name as well.


Height: 16 inches

Width: 21 inches

Depth: 10.5 inches

This Hermès Birkin is in very good vintage condition with a few scuffs throughout and other signs of wear. However, the quality of craft in the Birkin gives this bag many more years of use! High-quality vintage pieces like this are yours to live in and love while increasing in value every year. It’s never too soon to start collecting them, as an investment in your wardrobe—and in yourself.

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