The eternal problem of luxury handbags is that the best pieces from the best brands always disappear in a heartbeat. When those pieces are also limited edition, the problem gets even worse. Hesitate for a second, and your perfect bag might be lost forever – but it doesn’t have to be.

That’s where our friends at Portero come in. As we mentioned last week, Portero is an industry-leading source for rare, pre-owned and vintage designer handbags and accessories, and I was blown away at some of the hard-to-find things that they have available on their website, in addition to scads of ultra-covetable regular production bags like Hermes Birkins and Chanel Classic Flaps. The variety continues to impress, and “easily impressed” is not a way that most people would describe me.

We thought it would be fun to take a look at some of the rarest, hardest-to-find pieces that Portero has in its enviably inventory, and some of the things we found surprised even us. From vintage, limited edition Louis Vuitton to a number of Hermes and Chanel collector’s items, check out our favorite finds below. If you’re ready to find a treasure of your own, head straight to Portero to begin your search.

Hermes Club Birkin
$22,500 via Portero

Louis Vuitton Limited Edition Alligator Mirage Griet Bag
$9,550 via Portero

Chanel Vintage Limited Edition Wood and Leather Handbag
$3,700 via Portero

Louis Vuitton Limited Edition 1995 LV Cup Shoulder Bag
$680 via Portero

Hermes Limited Edition Kelly Wicker Picnic Bag
$27,500 via Portero

Chanel Limited Edition Karl Lagerfeld Sketches Classic Flap
$2,895 via Portero

Chanel Vintage Gold Bar Clutch
$5,900 via Portero

Chanel Limited Edition Scarf-Woven Lambskin Classic Flap Bag
$3,998 via Portero

Hermes Kelly in Red Waffle Box Calf
$9,750 via Portero

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