Luxury Handbag and Couture Valuations

A designer handbag is much more than a luxurious accessory; it can also prove an attractive investment.


A designer handbag is much more than a luxurious accessory; it can also prove an attractive investment.

According to The Telegraph, over the past decade the value of the most sought after handbags has risen by an average of 8 per cent a year - matching the annualised returns of the FTSE All-Share Index.

If you think there's a gem in your wardrobe, contact us to find out more.

Our specialist Prudence Hopkins is available to offer free professional advice at our Stansted auction rooms on the last Friday of each month, starting April 28.

To book an appointment with Prudence, please contact: prudencehopkins@sworder.co.uk or call 01279 817778

 

 

 


 

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