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What Pictures of LV are Needed for Authentication?

When you send in a Louis Vuitton item in to be authenticated there are certain pictures the authenticator will need to see.  For some items more pics might be needed but your authenticator will let you know if they need more. 

At minimum you will need a picture of the item from the front and the side, heat stamp, date code, zipper pull, rivets, and hardware. 

It's very important that this pictures are CLEAR, CLOSE UP and STRAIGHT ON.  This can be frustrating on the smaller parts - but some counterfeit Louis Vuitton can be very well made and telling the difference can come down to the smallest detail. 

Below are examples of what pictures are needed for the Neverfull.


First you'll need a full pic of the bag or accessory - front and side. 

HEAT STAMP - This is where it says LOUIS VUITTON made in...
DATE CODE - Most items made from early 1980's to 2021 will have a date code.
ZIPPER PULL - Pretty self explanatory.  This is the part that pulls the zipper.
RIVETS - Flat metal bits that hold pieces of the bag together. 
HARDWARE - Any other parts on the item that have names or logos on them.

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