I love it when I see a real vintage Gucci purse in great condition. Top: An authentic controllato card. Mechele May 4, 2017 at 10:43 pm Hi Victoria, Call Nordstrom customer service. Can we have a Gucci date code like there is a Louis Vuitton date code? Bottom line: The real deal just like better quality. Please check if this bag is real or not. It has a serial number so, of course, it is authentic. If you can return the handbag, please do it now! Inferior quality workmanship likely signals a counterfeit.Next
The format varies in vintage bags and might include periods or hyphens. Step 5 — View the handbag's lining. One of the great things about Gucci bags is the level of detail in each one, the fabric or leather, the hardware, and the tag with serial number. This could be because: a the material itself could resist properly defined embossing e. Fonts and Placement The font of the numbers is dainty; any numbers that look too straight or modern are from a fake bag. Mechele May 11, 2017 at 11:14 pm Hi Evelyn, Thanks for your comment.Next
You'll still see the interlocking logo on the canvas and leather, but a bigger logo on the clasp, for instance, will look different. Some, like My Poupette, also trustworthy resellers of Gucci bags, so you don't have to rely solely on your newly acquired authentication skills. Hangs waist length with a gold chain. I recently bought a gucci tian gg supreme small size boston bag from japan auction. Adrian May 31, 2013 at 10:46 am I tend not to create a ton of remarks, but after browsing through some of the comments on Gucci Handbag and Purses: Buy a Real Gucci Bag Instead of a Replica. Could you also say how old it might be please? Most importantly, always remember, Gucci serial numbers are not unique.
Gucci Made in Italy stamped into the leather of the larger flap and the metal clip. Is there a meaning to a Gucci serial number? Be Confident in Your Purchase Knowing the details about a Gucci bag, and what to look closely for when buying one, can help you make a purchase you can feel confident about. Because you have a picture of the receipt, you can always call the store to verify that they carried this exact purse, before you buy it. The Gucci letters, made in Italy and the R trademark symbol on the lower left side of the credit card pocket is a sign of authenticity. Under the larger red flap is velcro, under the smaller is a zip, though nylon. Each handbag is sold with a controllato card which is the Italian word for checked.Next
The new G is sleeker and the top opening is more pointed. Mechele September 19, 2018 at 1:30 pm Hi Tony, Thanks for your question. There is a with studs outside the flap of the bag. The top number is 323190 and the lowest number is 002123. Would you be able to assist me with a couple of bags? You had eye fatigue and bought the one with the serial number. Anne Elizabeth August 27, 2018 at 10:58 am Hello!.Next
If you are interested in the bag and have pictures of it, you can pay a nominal fee — typically between 25-50 dollars to have an online authenticator review the bag before purchase. But in others, it is grouped into clusters of two, divided by a dot or in rarer cases, a dash. April 25, 2017 at 2:21 pm I am looking at a Gucci bag at a resale store. Some vintage Gucci purses have fabric tags, but this article from eBay gives more detail about the types of labels and details of Gucci handbags by decade. Step 8 — Check the seams for faulty stitching.Next
Another option I've tried that sometimes works is going to the Google homepage, click on Images above the toolbar, and then search for the serial number with the word gucci. The Rectangular Tag You want your first Gucci bag. Vintage item — label shows Gucci Italy. This is leather with the logo embossed on it. The zipper will be metal, never plastic, and in newer bags will be engraved with the Gucci logo on its underside. It all looks perfect to me, but I am still a little nervous.Next
It could help you get your money back from the seller or even your credit card company. I really appreciate your help. Do all Gucci bags have serial numbers? First, the card can be moved from one bag to another, since it is totally separate from the bag itself. Since the authenticators are volunteering their expertise, they are strict about adherence to certain rules, so make sure to include the requested information. For small leather goods like wallets, cardholders or coin purses, the Gucci serial number is divided by a period: to the left of the period is the style code, while the number on the right is the supplier code. They also should not look modern or too chunky, but rather slim and elegant.Next