How to Louis Vuitton is Real Authentic? (Date Code, Serial Number Stamp)


Except for the 80’s or before, the Authentic items of Louis Vuitton has Date Code Stamp.

p1220815
(a date code of LV Speedy)

The serial number has the stamp of 6 figures which combined the alphabet and a number in order of a studio and the year-of-manufacture moon (it is a year-of-manufacture week in 2007 and afterwards).

A specification change will be made around 1990 and, in the 1st of a manufacturing facility and a number, and the 3rd, the manufacture moon, the 2nd, and the 4th will show [ the first alphabet of two characters ] a year of manufacture.
About the items before it, the year of manufacture, the 3rd, and the 4th was [ the manufacture moon ] the 1st of number, and the 2nd, the number was triple figures, and the alphabet was attached behind. And the manufacture moon was changed for the manufacture week in 2007, and has continued up to now.
The manufacture moon was changed for the manufacture week in 2007, and has continued up to now.

p1060809
(a date code of LV Neverfull first model)

A manufacturing facility sign has the following double figures.

Made in France)
AA,AN,AR,AS,A0,A1,A2,BA,BJ,CA,CT,DK,DU,FL,MB,MI,NO,RA,RI,SA,SL,SN,SP,SR,TA,TH,TJ,TN,TR,TS,VI

Made in Spain)
CA,LB,LM,LO

Made in the United States)
FH,SD,OS

Made in Italy)
CE,FO

Made in Switzerland)
D1,FA

Also in F of “made in france”, the small letter existed at the time of the triple digits serial number.