In the LIFE section of Hong Kong Tatler "In an auction blending home and fashion accessories dubbed From City Chic to Alpine Retreat, Christie's London put on the block a mix of Rococo silver gilt mirrors, chinese ceramics.... and a collection of 23 crocodile leather kelly bags. But it was a Rouge H Crocodile kelly bag by Hermes that stole the show. It was estimated to realise US$23-25,000 but sold for a surprising US$63,000 to a private European buyer, making history as a world record price realised for an hermes" The article is accompanied by a picture of a vintage Rouge H Porosus 32cm kelly with gold hardware (no diamonds) in what seems to be pristine condition. It did not say who is the former owner of this bag. But what a huge premium to pay.... talk about an amazing return on investment. I guess the buyer wants that bag real bad!