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How do you authenticate a Louis Vuitton messenger bag?

How do you authenticate a Louis Vuitton messenger bag?

Authenticating Louis Vuitton Handbags

  1. 1) Check the Stitching on Your Louis Vuitton Bag.
  2. 2) Look at The Stamping on The Handbag.
  3. 3) Check the date codes.
  4. 4) Familiarise Yourself with Louis Vuitton styles.
  5. 5) Take a Look at the Handbag’s Hardware.
  6. 6) Check the Louis Vuitton materials.
  7. 7) Take Note of The Smell.

Do Louis Vuitton bags have serial numbers?

Louis Vuitton doesn’t use serial numbers on their bags, but they do use date codes that denote when and where the bag was manufactured. However, it’s not a strict rule and some genuine Louis Vuitton bags won’t have a date code at all. Also, some fake Louis Vuitton bags incorporate date codes, too.

How do I authenticate my Louis Vuitton?

To authenticate a bag, seek the help of a professional authenticator. Authenticators are people who work with the brand for years and seen thousands of authentic bags so they know what an authentic Louis Vuitton bag looks like. Order an authentication by messaging us on Facebook. It’s only $10 for the peace of mind.

Do all LV bags have date codes?

What Is A Louis Vuitton Date Code? First things first: all modern Louis Vuitton items have date codes. LV bags do not have serial numbers, instead, Louis Vuitton handbags have “date codes” stamped on interior tags or directly on interior linings or in a hidden location on the exterior of the bag.

How do you check if the bag is authentic?

Examine the bag for brand tags, authenticity labels, and serial numbers. Most designer bags will have an inside tag with a brand name and a serial number on it. The inside tags should be hand-stitched or stamped into the leather. Many designers also include authenticity labels on the outside of the bag.

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Where is the serial code on a Louis Vuitton bag?

Louis Vuitton Pochette Metis bag: The date code is located in the metis on the right-hand side inside the zipped pocket on the back of the bag. Serial Code Authentic Louis Vuitton Pochette Metis located in back zipped pocket.

What does sd1132 mean on Louis Vuitton bags?

For example, date code SD1132 indicates that the bag was made in France or the US in the 13 th week (March) of 2012. Features: Two letters followed by four digits. The first two letters represent the factory location. The first and third numbers represent the month and the second and forth numbers represent the year.

What does ar1004 mean on Louis Vuitton bags?

For example, “AR1004” would indicate that the bag was made in France in October of 2004. Features: In the mid-1980s, Louis Vuitton changed their date codes system that would now include letters representing the factory location each bag was manufactured in. Usually three or four digits followed were followed by two letters.

When did Louis Vuitton last change their date codes?

The calculator was last updated January 2021 to reflect new factory openings and closings. Date codes have changed over the years and typically include both a factory location and a month/year or week/year combination for when the bag was made. Louis Vuitton did not use date codes prior to 1982.