1990s. Vintage Hermes a rare transparent orange vinyl Kelly bag Japan Limited Editio. Rare and collectible bag from 90's Hermes exhibition.
Purchased at Takashimaya department store.
Introducing one-of-kind and collectible masterpiece from Hermes back in the 90's, orange vinyl Kelly bag from the following history;
This orange version is more rare than clear one and there are only limited quantities available in the market because of Japan limited Edition available only at a few selected Japanese Department Stores, such as Seibu and Takashimaya.
Please contact us for transparent clear color version for availability.
The vinyl Kelly was first produced in 1996 for more smooth security check at Paris Collection.
In 1997, there was an exhibition called "Hermes exhibition in the wonderland".
The vinyl Kelly has first been sold at the exhibition. "SOUVENIR DE LEXPOSITION 1997" prints on the bag stands for the exhibition.
In 1998, when a Hermes store at the Seibu Department store in Funabashi (Chiba, Japan) opened, the orange transparent Kelly bag was born.
This was meant to celebrate the Hermes's 160th year, and only sold at the 160th year Celebration exhibition at the Seibu department store. Later, the exhibition had also been held at Takashimaya Department Store.
This is what you definitely want to have!!!!
The hardware closure shows some slight colorchange due to age and storing condition.
Minor scuffs and marks are seen.
Other than that, corners and interior are both clean, and it is in a great vintage condition.
If you are looking for, we also have the clear vinyl version at a different price.
Please inquire for more photos.
Do not miss this rare opportunity!
Condition: MINT/Excellent vintage condition with a minor sign of use and age: small scuffs. The golden brass and closure shows a minor color change.
No noticeable or major damages are seen.
W15.5"(39.5cm) x H11.4"(29cm) x D4.7"(12cm)
Comes with the letter issued by Takashimaya
No dust bag.
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This product(The vinyl kelly bags) did not associate with dust bag or box either unlike regular merchandise because this was sold as the exhibition souvenir product held in the only selected department stores in Japan in 1998. (The clear vinyl kelly was sold in 1997.)
So, the quantity was also limited.
Therefore, this item cannot be treated as a regular merchandise at any of the Hermes stores worldwide.
They WILL NOT accept for its repair either.
Please feel free to ask any questions or more photos:)