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Old 10-18-2014, 05:59 PM
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Vintage LV wallet. Good fake or authentic?

I have a vintage wallet that may or may not be authentic LV. I know nothing about authenticating, so I'll put pics on here and see what more knowledgeable people think. I'm leaning towards a fairly good-quality fake, myself, but as I paid $5 for it I wouldn't be too put-out either way. It's definitely leather, and I think older, maybe 70's/80's? The stitching, including inside, and zip seem good quality. It's clearly had use, and shows some wear along the edges as shown, but I'm not sure of age.

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Old 10-18-2014, 09:35 PM
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This wallet is fake. I think it's a modern fake probably made within the last few years. Good thing you did not pay too much for it.
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Old 10-18-2014, 09:51 PM
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That's what I thought -the placement of the 'louis vuitton' in the squares don't look like they are in the same place as in the genuine, but on the other hand, it clearly wasn't a 'dollar store' fake because it is real leather, and the stitching is too good quality for the lower-quality fakes I see in every dollar store type place(a common chain here is called coin save). so I wasn't entirely sure. I picked it up at a street market selling all sorts of 2nd hand/'vintage' stuff, I was mainly interested in the strong metal zip...I'm really hard on zips and always break them, the zip on this looks practically indestructible.

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