How to spot the fake vs authentic Louis Vuitton Coin Purse
The authentic LV monogram pattern is usually symmetrical from side to side. Authentic designer handbags will have perfect symmetry in the way the pattern is arranged. An asymmetrical pattern is often a dead giveaway that an item is a counterfeit.
Poch Clefs #62650
Hardware is golden brass
Zip top with engraved brass zipper pull
Interior key chain that attaches to the coin purse with a TRIANGLE attachment-not a round ring (see photo's below for example)
Dimensions are ~4.5" x 2.5"
Should have a date stamp inside
Should have the Louis Vuitton heat stamp inside
Item # M62650
Authentic Monogram Key & Change Purse #M62650
Brass key chain (Authentic) DATE STAMP
Authentic Notice how the finish is wearing off on
the left zipper pull?
Often counterfeits will have date codes that are inconsistent with other stampings on the item. For example, the date code may indicate that the counterfeit item was manufactured in Spain while the stamping indicates it was made in France.
The golden color on the counterfeit was rubbing off the zipper pull. Brass will tarnish and can be polished back to the shiny golden color-but will not rub off.
The interior bottom seam was loose and coming apart and the zipper was pulling loose. The poor quality of material and workmanship was very obvious. Look for overall workmanship and materials. This requires close inspection and handling the item.
. It may be difficult to differentiate a counterfeit from an authentic until the item arrives and you are able to hold it and inspect it. What makes it even more difficult is that some unethical sellers will post stock photos or stolen photos of an authentic item, and that is not the item you will receive. Some designer's utilize characteristic stitching in the construction of their items. For example, Louis Vuitton will have each stitch segment being at even length...
COUNTERFEIT: Interior piece that the chain is connected to, should not be round-but triangle (see photo below)
AUTHENTIC (*Note the triangle adapter)
AUTHENTIC will have a 3Y Marking on the interior zipper pull.
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