Hermès Vintage Kelly 28 Retourne Black Boxcalf Handbag - AWL2353

Sale price£6,995.00

At the top of a vintage collector's wish list is a classic Hermes Kelly Sellier 32 Vintage Box Calf Black Handbag. The classic Kelly bag has been popular ever since the iconic American actress Grace Kelly was seen with her Kelly bag back in the late 1950s. This is evermore special as it is early 1950s. Crafted from box calf leather in black and finished with gold tone hardware. Relaxed Retourne style, top handle bag - RARE smaller Kelly 28 size.

Good condition with some signs of use. Light scratches to the front of the bag. Handles in good condition. Hardware is excellent - no tarnish.  Corners very good. Clean interior.

Includes; padlock, cloche and dust bag. NO STRAP. Stamp Q in Square (1987)

Product Information:

Brand: Hermès

Colour: black

Material: Box calf 

Size: 28*22*10cm

Condition: Good

Location: Available for viewing in our London office.

Condition Guide

Ever wondered how we categorise the condition of the items we sell? We've put together this guide below, so you know exactly what you're getting.


As the name suggests, these pieces have never been used. They have also been stored perfectly, and have no signs of wear or use. They may even come with original tags.


While these pieces can't claim to be unworn, they certainly appear to be. These items have hardly every been used and have no signs of wear.

Very Good

With minimal use and wear, these pieces are the perfect balance of price and wear. They may have small signs of wear that are only visible up close.


These items have some signs of use, perhaps slight staining, slight wear to the corners, or hardware scratches. They come at a great price.


These pieces have signs of use that will be visible – perhaps some staining or wear. They are reasonably priced because of this.


These pieces are priced very reasonably as they have obvious signs of wear. This could be staining or wear, or missing elements, such as zipper pulls. They are great for a buyer who is happy to upcycle them – having them restored, cleaning them up, or re-adding missing pieces.

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