How to Check For a Genuine Louis Vuitton Handbag

Apres by LAMO Park City Women's Combat Boots
These Apres by LAMO Park City combat boots are the perfect combination of durable and fashionable.

Koolaburra by UGG Tilly Comforter Set
Add a stylish look to your existing space with this comforter set from Koolaburra by UGG.

Louis Vuitton are one of the most desirable and respected fashion designers in the world. Their products, such as the Louis Vuitton Batignolles Vertical and Horizontal handbags retail for over $750 and are in very high demand throughout the world, with stock sometimes difficult to find.

Official Louis Vuitton retail outlets are without doubt the best places to buy. You are guaranteed a brand new and genuine Louis Vuitton handbag, with the after sales back up to match the exemplary pre-sales service you can expect to receive from one of retail’s most respected brands.

With such expensive consumer items, there is the opportunity for cheap imitations to make their way into the market and with a significantly lower price the temptation is for consumers to be led away from the official retail outlets. These replica or fake Louis Vuitton bags can be difficult to spot in isolation and a potential buyer needs to know how to identify a genuine product before making a purchase.

If you want to check that your LV Batignolles handbag is a genuine LV product and not a fake you need to look for a date code that is printed on a leather tab inside the zipped pocket of the bag. This will be either a two letter and four number code or a one letter and five number format that shows the country, month and year of manufacture.

Country of manufacture

The first two digits indicate the country of production. For France the digits will be either A0, A1, A2, AA, AN, AR, AS, BA, BJ, CT, DU, ET, FL, MB, MI, NO, RA, RI, SD, SL, SN, SP, SR, TH or VI. For the USA the digits will read either FC, FH, LA, OS or SD. For Spain you need to look for CA, LO, LB, LM or LW. Germany is indicated by the code LP whilst if your LV handbag was manufactured in Italy the code would be either CE or SA.

Month and year of manufacture

The last four numbers refer to the month and year of production. The first three indicate the week whilst the last digit shows the year. For example a Louis Vuitton Monogram Canvas Batignolles Vertical with a date code of SP0329 would have been manufactured in France during the 32nd week of 2009.

We hope this article has given you the free advice you need in order to check your potential LV bag purchase.

Outdoor Cushions: Comfy Patio Chair & Seat Cushions | Kohl's
Enjoy free shipping and easy returns every day at Kohl's. Find great deals on Patio Cushions at Kohl's today!

Men's Jumanji: The Next Level Bravestone VS Baboon Player Select Tee
Add a playful touch to your look with this men's Jumanji tee.

adidas Young BTS Creator Backpack
Gear up for busy days with this adidas young BTS Creator backpack.

Juniors' Captain Marvel Tie-Dye Logo Muscle Tank
Beat the heat while staying cute in this juniors' Captain Marvel tie-dye muscle logo tank top.

Champion Shoes for Men | Kohl's
Enjoy free shipping and easy returns every day at Kohl's. Find great deals on Mens Champion Shoes at Kohl's today!

Boys 8-20 Chaps Stretched Corded Texture Suit
Make sure he's looking sharp for your next special event with this boys 8-20 Chaps Stretched Corded Texture suit.

Food Network™ 4-pc. Square Bowl Serving Set
Entertain in style with this charming Food Network™ bowl set.

Plus Size Simply Vera Vera Wang Pajama Tank & Pajama Culotte Capri Set
Satin trim and a luxuriously soft construction make this women's Simply Vera Vera Wang pajama set a wardrobe must-have.

Women's Colosseum Charcoal Alabama Crimson Tide Steeplechase Open Hooded Tri-Blend Cardigan
Pay homage to the greatest team around when you don this stylish Alabama Crimson Tide Steeplechase Open hooded cardigan from Colosseum!

You may also like...