The world's most expensive handbag could be yours

A Hermes Diamond Himalayan Birkin bag is up for auction.
Heritage Auctions

If you'd like to carry a bag that costs the same as a three-bedroom, two-bath house in middle America, you can snag one at the Heritage Auction later this month.

Expected to sell for about $200,000, the matte Himalayan Nilo crocodile Hermès Birkin bag could also boost your status for buying the most expensive handbag ever sold, the Daily Mail reported on Friday.

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The current title is held by a red Hermès Birkin bag that Heritage sold in 2011 for just under £125,000 (about $200,000 at the time), the newspaper said.

The "pristine condition" handbag is described by Heritage as a rarity featuring 18-karat white gold hardware and more than 200 diamonds, for a total of 9.84 carats.

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Internet bidding ends at 11 p.m. ET on Sept. 22, with a live auction at 1 p.m. on Sept. 23.

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—By staff