Note: If you cannot locate a tag inside or if your tag is glued on as opposed to sewn on, you have a counterfeit bag. I have seen crooked tags, that's not bothering me. Dooney and Bourke real authentic serial black. Here is one in each size currently in our store Small Medium Paula Like. This will offer you the best protection should you receive a fake bag. Since there are so many knock-off designer bags out there, it pays to do a little homework before you buy. A couple quick points about purchasing designer bags on Ebay: ~ Always pay with paypal! In these assembled-overseas bags, there is a registration number on the back of the red, white and blue tag and the letter it stars with indicates the country where the bag was assembled.
I bought the purse that combatrn76 posted about on the previous page and I know you guys gave it the thumbs up but I got it yesterday and there are some details that are still bugging me. Assuming all information that you've entered is correct and being used for the first time, you will receive a confirmation page. At Vintage Dooney we pride ourselves in maintaining stellar standards among the inventory we offer. This embossing has no 'mistakes' and is tight stitching. If a tag is completely ripped out, leaving only a few red and white threads, I am always suspicious.
The stitching on it is a mess too. The first letter of the serial number indicates the country of origin. Delays of 3-4 weeks are not uncommon. Though J you would think Japan but Dooney has never used Japan…the J is for China along with the other letter. Counterfeit bags are usually the ones photographed from a distance or with a stock photo from the manufacturer's website! If you ve purchased one of them lately, it s.
The zippers are made from a material called Vislon and nylon webbing. Not redeemable for cash in part or full. I know it was made in usa, but does the number refer to the year and style too? In these assembled-overseas bags, there is a registration number on the back of the red, white and blue tag and the letter it stars with indicates the country where the bag was assembled. Thus, you will expect some signs of prior use such as slight variations in coloring, minimal interior marks or soiling which cannot be removed. You must know what to look for and what to compare.
In Bargain Bags you'll find Vintage Dooney's which have seen a bit more use or signs of use or have a small repair or are missing a duck fob for instance. If the one you're examining is any other color, you're not looking at the real thing. It may take more time, effort and expense than conventional restoration, but we believe it's well worth it to create a superior restoration. Peer inside the bag for more tip-offs of fraud. Your satisfaction is my top priority. ~ 1sleepingbeauty We hope you have found this guide to be helpful! This results in a Vintage Dooney product that has been brought back to it's former gorgeous appearance, or at the very least, as close to it as possible considering its pre-use. These are the main items to be aware of when attempting to authenticate a vintage Dooney item.
How to Spot Fake Dooney and Bourke Handbags. If it doesn't, it's probably pleather. The made in china tag isn't ever under the red, white and blue label. Here are a few ways to learn which ones are best for you, or to shop all things Dooney! What is a 'drop length' and how is it measured? The zipper will easily move back and forth without catching or seeming slow. Can I place my order over the phone? If it is only glued, and not in fact sewn, you are probably looking at a fake bag.
Your bag is guaranteed to be 100% genuine and authentic Dooney and Bourke All-Weather Leather, unless otherwise stated in the item description. How can I tell where my bag was manufactured? Beware that many guides all different brands aren't worth the cyber paper they're written on. If you see silver, you know it's not a real Dooney. So bear that in mind as you shop for authentic bags. Has the red, white, blue label with serial A0164653. The was invented in 1983 to help the consumer have a bag that could be gently cleaned with a damp washcloth, and without worry that it would get wet and damaged.
Each restorative detail is carefully carried out in total harmony with the original colors, hardware and leather condition. If a tag is snipped but is mostly still there, it probably indicates that the bag was sold at an outlet store — it is likely authentic but might have been an overstock or slightly imperfect bag. Each individual genuine vintage Dooney and Bourke bag is professionally cleaned and restored through a multi-step process. We promise prompt and complete answers to all of your questions. We hide no damage or broken parts on bags.
As the company got larger, it no longer assigned individual registration numbers to each bag. On the very off chance you receive what you believe to be a counterfeit from us, please bring it to our attention immediately. If you see anything that looks suspicious with the embossing, it is probably a fake. If you notice red, white and blue threads where the tag used to be, you are probably looking at an. Product Sets are available on dooney.