Hermes Vintage Navy Blue Box Leather Constance 23cm (Pre-loved)


$ 8,500.00

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Hermes Navy Blue Constance 23cm of box leather with gold hardware.

 

This vintage Hermes style has tonal stitching, a smooth calfskin leather, a metal "H" snap lock closure and an adjustable shoulder strap.

 

The interior is lined with navy leather with a zip pocket with an Hermes engraved pull.

Origin: France

 

Condition: Vintage; Excellent (the bag has retained its shape; the leather has developed a patina that adds to its richness, there are very minor scratches that are not evident except on close inspection, the hardware is bright with only minor scratches, the interior is clean with no visible signs of wear and it is odorless)

 

Accompanied by: Hermes box, Hermes dustbag, felt, and care booklet

 

Measurements: 9" width x 7" height x 1.75" depth; 15" strap drop (adjustable)

 

  • Hermes Vintage Navy Blue Box Leather Constance 23cm (Pre-loved)
  • Hermes Vintage Navy Blue Box Leather Constance 23cm (Pre-loved)
  • Hermes Vintage Navy Blue Box Leather Constance 23cm (Pre-loved)
  • Hermes Vintage Navy Blue Box Leather Constance 23cm (Pre-loved)
  • Hermes Vintage Navy Blue Box Leather Constance 23cm (Pre-loved)
  • Hermes Vintage Navy Blue Box Leather Constance 23cm (Pre-loved)
  • Hermes Vintage Navy Blue Box Leather Constance 23cm (Pre-loved)
  • Hermes Vintage Navy Blue Box Leather Constance 23cm (Pre-loved)
  • Hermes Vintage Navy Blue Box Leather Constance 23cm (Pre-loved)

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Hermes Navy Blue Constance 23cm of box leather with gold hardware.

 

This vintage Hermes style has tonal stitching, a smooth calfskin leather, a metal "H" snap lock closure and an adjustable shoulder strap.

 

The interior is lined with navy leather with a zip pocket with an Hermes engraved pull.

Origin: France

 

Condition: Vintage; Excellent (the bag has retained its shape; the leather has developed a patina that adds to its richness, there are very minor scratches that are not evident except on close inspection, the hardware is bright with only minor scratches, the interior is clean with no visible signs of wear and it is odorless)

 

Accompanied by: Hermes box, Hermes dustbag, felt, and care booklet

 

Measurements: 9" width x 7" height x 1.75" depth; 15" strap drop (adjustable)

 

About this style

The Hermes Constance is a classic and very coveted bag; it is often harder to find than a Birkin or Kelly. Like the Birkin and Kelly, the Constance remains in fashion regardless of changes in fashion and is very popular with Hermes handbag devotees. 

The Constance bag was created in 1959 by Catherine Chaillet, who named it after her fifth child, Constance. (The story is that Chaillet left Hermes the day that she gave birth.) Jacqueline Kennedy was a huge admirer and collector. It is easy to understand given its elegance and simplicity. The bag has a front flap with a large metal H closure, side gussets (that expand to hold to hold most essentials) and a flat matching leather strap that can be worn double or single enabling the bag to be worn on the shoulder or crossbody.


The original Constance came in 23cm size, with the 18cm (mini) coming soon afterward. Constances have been produced in a variety of sizes over the years but the most common sizes are the Micro (14cm), Mini (18cm), 24cm (which used to be the traditional 23cm), Elan, which is a long rectangular version of the bag introduced in 2010, and Cartable, a 29cm version with a shorter strap and enamel H that was introduced in 2013. Constances come in classic colors, as well as seasonal colors, and in a variety of leathers and skins.

Madison Avenue Couture is one of the world's leading independent curators and dealers of Hermes, Chanel, and other ultra luxury handbags and accessories in the secondary market. Madison Avenue Couture is not affiliated with, nor a licensed boutique of, the brands we sell. Madison Avenue Couture guarantees that all of our products are authentic and in the condition described.

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