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Art Daily
SOLD - $222,912 for Crocodile Handbag (New Record)

HONG KONG - A fuchsia crocodile-skin Hermes bag broke the record for the most expensive handbag sold at auction, by selling for $222,912. The bag was sold by Christies.

Source: Art Daily - June 3, 2015


ABC News
Rare Handbag Collects $125,000

DALLAS, TEXAS, USA - A Hermes Crocodile handbag (with feet) has sold for $125,000 at auction. The sale set a world record as the most-expensive Hermes/Kelly bag at that time.

Source: ABC News - December 26, 2013


Marilyn Monroe Dress Fetches $5.6 Million

CALABASAS, CALIFORNIA, USA - This dress worn by Marilyn Monroe, in an iconic scene in the 1955 film "The Seven Year Itch" fetched $5.6 million at auction (after buyers premium).

Source: MSNBC - June 19, 2011