Well, I don't know what got in to me tonight, but I walked into the Hermes store at the King of Prussia Mall (Philadelphia). I found out their scarves are quite affordable at $320. I asked about getting a Kelly Bag. They said the waiting period is 6 months and the cost about $5500. They only had a purple/raisin color one in stock. I didn't like the color, so forget that. It looked like they had a Birkin in that cabinet, too. They have them all behind a locked wooden cabinet. They seemed a little irritated that I wanted to see the Kelly bag, but they got over it quickly. I found out my Kelly Bag was from 1996, because of the Z mark. I realize now am so lucky to have gotten a red Kelly with gold hardware and in good condition. I still am a little stunned by the waiting period, but I wouldn't mind purchasing one of their scarves sometime. I also went to the LV store and purchased a white Vernis wallet. I think I might have to keep the thing in the sleeper bag in my purse since they say the patent leather is easily damaged.