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Fake or Real (Authentic, Genuine, etc.) -- Official Authentication Thread

noobanker

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I just bought this 41 Sac a Depeches from TRR and it seems like a dud, or worse, a fake.

The hardware feels substantial and heavy, and engravings seem generally well done, particularly the "hallmark" next to PARIS, which apparently is used in gold plated pieces.

Stitching seems generally well done, with the proper angles, and appear neat, perhaps better than the vintage example below from 1998.

But the hermes logo stamp inside the briefcase is extremely poorly done, and the paint seems to have been done by a someone suffering from carpal tunnel.
I bought it at a pretty cheap price, so I'm inclined to investigate whether it's legit or not, but PURSEFORUM/BLOG website no longer has community authentication for Hermes bags. I guess things are getting more complicated on the replicas land.
 
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Just got this loro piana suede vest and has some concerns on the zip, please help to see if it’s authentic 1143C228-2F42-4C48-9DDC-AB79DD398D2C.jpeg 1143C228-2F42-4C48-9DDC-AB79DD398D2C.jpeg F6025632-D0F8-4486-ABC5-592B04CEC269.jpeg 921678ED-0749-4425-A1D3-5F6CB0A41B7D.jpeg 814CDBE0-3269-4BBF-9E35-E73FD78FBEDB.jpeg 17CE4A17-A82E-4A71-9636-78113FCA864B.jpeg
 

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Gucci vintage anyone? I bought this jacket shipped from Milano, he says it's from the 90's, and has no tags inside, it fits really nice and boxy but what do you think? is it authentic?
 

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Gucci vintage anyone? I bought this jacket shipped from Milano, he says it's from the 90's, and has no tags inside, it fits really nice and boxy but what do you think? is it authentic?
Legit. I don’t know about 90’s tho I’m pretty sure it’d from early 2000’s or possibly a little later
 

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Legit. I don’t know about 90’s tho I’m pretty sure it’d from early 2000’s or possibly a little later
Thank you very much, I'll sell a pair of similar denim jackets since this one has a much better, subtly oversized fit ❤
 

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Can someone help to check this Brioni 180s suit? And how old is this? Many thx
 

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Can someone help to check this Brioni 180s suit? And how old is this? Many thx
the labels look right as does the lining. As for age, judging by the gorge, I’d say probably between 15-20 years.

There’s a lot of puckering going on and I wonder if the suit has had an unfoavroable history.
 

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the labels look right as does the lining. As for age, judging by the gorge, I’d say probably between 15-20 years.

There’s a lot of puckering going on and I wonder if the suit has had an unfoavroable history.
Thanks for the reply. Could you elaborate on the gorge? Because some told me based on the washing tag, it is about 8 to 10 years from now. And the seller claimed it is never worn just not kept well
 

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Thanks for the reply. Could you elaborate on the gorge? Because some told me based on the washing tag, it is about 8 to 10 years from now. And the seller claimed it is never worn just not kept well
Gorge: Where the lapel meets the collar.
Just offering my opinion.
 

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Thanks for the reply. Could you elaborate on the gorge? Because some told me based on the washing tag, it is about 8 to 10 years from now. And the seller claimed it is never worn just not kept well
Echoing the above, it’s real, and maybe 8-15 years old.
 

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A picture of the button holes will help determine authenticity.
 

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