Black Buffalo Kelly Retourne 32
Classic black Kelly Retourne rendered in Buffalo leather and accented with gold-plated hardware. Buffalo Skipper leather is a thick and durable leather with a large, deep textured grain known for durability, resisting scratches, and acquiring a slouchy feel with use. Includes two keys and clochette.
About the Kelly: First designed in 1932, the Kelly was introduced as a travel bag that was referred to as the sac à dépêches. It was then renamed to the Kelly after actress Grace Kelly was photographed numerous times with the bag (most notably, while she was pregnant and using it to cover her baby bump). The impeccable craftsmanship, classic silhouette, scarcity, and unique history make the Kelly a must-have for any handbag collector. The two styles of Kelly are the Sellier (or Rigide) and Retourne (or Souple). The Sellier has a more structured, rigid shape with distinct corners and visible exterior stitching, while the Retourne has a more relaxed, softer shape that has rounded edges as though the bag were turned inside out. It can take a single Hermès craftsman up to 18 hours to construct each Kelly.
- Leather Top Handle, Optional Shoulder Strap
- Signature Kelly Lock Closure
- Interior Zip And Two Slip Pockets
- Leather Lining
- Gold Hardware
Very Good Condition. Minor slouching to corners, moderate scratching to hardware
- Length: 12.5" (31 cm)
- Height: 9.5" (24 cm)
- Depth: 5" (12 cm)
- Strap Drop: 3.5" (8 cm)/ 16" (40 cm)
- Made in France
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