Hermes Birkin 40 HAC Etoupe Togo leather bag Palladium Hardware
Hermès’s son, Charles-Émile, took over management from his father in 1880 and moved the shop to 24 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, where it remains. With the help of his sons Adolphe and Émile-Maurice, Charles-Émile introduced saddlery and started selling his products retail.
The company catered to the élite of Europe, North Africa, Russia, Asia, and the Americas. In 1900, the firm offered the Birkin Haut à Courroies bag, specially designed for riders to carry their saddles with them
The Haut à Courroies bag is the oldest member of the Hermes family.
The Haut à Courroies (Birkin HAC )is strong and powerful; it is impressive, masterful and sovereign.