After debuting earlier this year, Apple's stock of Space Black Hermes Apple Watch models has seemingly run dry with it now completely unavailable for purchase.
Spotted over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, would-be shoppers visiting Apple's Apple Watch purchase page are unable to pick up the black Hermes model. Prospective purchasers are able to still choose the Space Black color option while using the Apple Watch Studio tool — but the option to add it to cart for delivery or in-store pickup is not available.
Anyone hoping to pick up the Space Black Hermes Apple Watch Series 5 shouldn't concede defeat just yet though. Given that the model is still selectable in the configure tool, and still featured on the Apple product page, it appears only out of stock. But, the lack of an expected delivery date is unusual, especially during the holiday buying season.
The silver stainless steel Hermes Apple Watch remains available for purchase. Apple added Space Black stainless steel as an option for Hermes buyers with the Series 5, though that may be short lived if this turns out to be more than a simple out-of-stock issue.
As we mentioned during our hands on, the Hermes Apple Watch is the same as the standard Apple Watch Series 5 though it can be bundled with an Hermes band and it has additional Hermes watch faces included. A small etching on the ceramic rear of the casing also denotes the Hermes status.
AppleInsider has reached out to Apple for clarification on the matter.