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

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by ebmk3891, Nov 10, 2010.

  1. MikeDT

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    Mont blanc bag, real or fake? need advice!!
    Was at an auction and spotted a mont blanc bag and managed to get it. Just wondering would anyone on here know firstly if it is real (I think it is based on the markings on it) and how much it is worth?

    Any help would be much appreciated.

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  5. John Appleseed

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    Mont Blanc are good at verifying this type of thing just contact them or visit your local boutique
     
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    Unfortunately there is no boutique near me, i have emailed them for information but thought i would also try on here cause there seems to be quite a few people who have a lot of knowledge about briefcases
     
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    Probably fake but if you were patient you would have the definitive answer from the manufacturer rather than simply opinion from people here.
     
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    A good way to tell authenticity is to look at the small details.

    The zipper looks really crude, so your item is likely fake
     
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    ^ No.

    The tag looks like crap. Look at the letters. And a tip off that something is fake is small pictures.

    Never mind that it's hideous.
     
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    ^^^^^^

    Looks like someone's tasteless holiday souvenir from Turkey or something. Could be the sort of thing that Versace would do. :fu:
     
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    oh nooooo
    damn I would buy it even if its fake but not for all of this money
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    lollll exaclty
     
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    Hello - I have been lurking for quite awhile! Bought these at a thrift store - any help is appreciated!





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  19. MikeDT

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    That looks rather crap and poor. I'm suspicious.
     
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    ^ Yeah. From the looks of the fittings and construction, my guess would be fake. Look at the stitching in the closeups. The stitches per inch look like crap for Dolce & Gabbana's top line. And that chest patch embroidery is pretty atrocious.
     

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