BIRKS Crocodile Porosus Bag Lock France VDB-049
Classic, vintage crocodile frame bag with a top handle - timeless luxury! Limited edition, custom-made especially for Saks Fifth Avenue and advertised in Harper's Bazaar as must have luxury. Features a rare secret locking mechanism located on the side of the frame. You won't be able to open it, if you don't know how. Made from exclusive Crocodile Porosus (lap polished, in deep coffee brown), it features valuable belly skins of the highest symmetry, with umbilical scars; polished, gold plated frame and accents; a leather interior with three wall slip pockets and a zippered compartment; and an architectural top handle. A must-have vintage to mix-n-match with your sophisticated designer wardrobe. Current value is apprx. $5K. A luxury necessity to satisfy most discriminating taste!
BRAND: Birks Made in France (gold tone interior stamp).
SIZE: apprx.11"W x 7"H x 3"D; a 5.5" drop top handle.
CONDITION: Excellent vintage with a tag, looks hardly used if any. Wonderful skins, pristine interior, a strong handle with a barely visible professional/production repair, a secret locking clasp in working order. The color in person could look slightly different due to flash.