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Sep 13, 2007, 9:17am   #1
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DATE CODE FORMATS

Pre-1980s:
French Company - no date code (tyvek-like tag only)
Saks Fifth Avenue - no date code (stamp only)
Fabric Design - no date code (stamp only)

1980s:
3 numbers YYM - 821 is January 1982
4 numbers YYMM - 8312 is December 1983
2 letters 3 numbers LL YYM - TH 863 is March 1986
3 numbers 2 letters YYM LL - 865 TH is May 1986
2 letters 4 numbers LL YYMM - TH 8812 is December 1988
4 numbers 2 letters YYMM LL - 8910 TH is October 1989

1990s: 2 letters 4 numbers LL MYMY - TH 1920 is December 1990

2007: 2 letters 4 numbers LL WYWY - TH 3077 is 37th week of 2007

DATE CODE BY COUNTRY

France: A0, A1, A2, AA, AH, AN, AR, AS, AX, BA, BJ, BU, CT, CV, DR, DU, ET, FL, GR, IT, LW, MB, MS, MI, NO, RA, RE (also Italy), RI, SA (also Italy), SD (also USA), SF, SL, SN, SP, SR, TA, TH, TJ, TN, TR, TS, VI, V.I.
USA: FC, FH, OS, SD (also France), LA, FL (rare-lining replacement?)
Spain: CA, CR, GI, LB, LM, LO, LW
Italy: BO, CE, FA, FO, RE, MA, NQ, PL, RC, RO, SA (also France), ST, TD
Switzerland: DI, FA (also Italy)
Germany: LP, OL

NOTE:
BA Mostly France but there have been some LE pieces made in Spain
CA Mostly Spain but there have been some Vernis made in France in 1999
FC USA bags made in 1980's
LA USA bags which are largely discontinued (have appeared on Boulogne 30, Montsouris Moyen, Papillon 26, Speedy 30, Pochette Orsay)
SD France bags prior to ~1995 until opening of San Dimas when SD became USA

DATE CODE BY LINE TYPE

A2 (France) Mono Canvas, Epi
AA (France) Mono Canvas, Vernis, Damier Ebene
AH (France) Empriente, Damier Ebene
AR (France) Mono Canvas, CB, Damier Canvas, Epi, LV Cup, Suhali
AS (France) Suhali, Epi, Vernis, Mini Lin
AX (France) Mono Canvas
BA (France) Mat Mono, Vernis, CB, Damier Ebene, Mono Canvas, Damier Azur
BJ (France) Mat Mono, Epi, Vernis
BU (France) Mono Canvas
CA (Spain) Mono Canvas, CB, Epi, Mini Mono, Vernis, MC, Damier Canvas, Mat Mono, Damier Azur, Suhali, Glace, Groom
CB (?) Mono Ambre
CE (Italy) Vernis, Damier Sauvage
CR (Spain) Damier Canvas
CT (France) Mono Canvas, Cerises, Mono Groom, Damier Canvas
CV (France) Mono Canvas
DR (France) Vernis, Damier Canvas
DU (France) Mono Canvas, Mono Mirage, Damier Canvas
ET (France) Mono Canvas
FC (USA) Mono Canvas
FA (Switzerland, Italy) Monte Carlo Loafer, Damier Azur ballerinas
FH (USA) Mono Canvas
FL (France, USA - rare, lining replacement?) Mono Canvas, MC, Damier Canvas, Mono Denim, Epi, Vernis, Damier Azur Canvas
FO (Italy) Damier Lune,Paris
GI (Spain) Mono Canvas, Damier Ebene
IT (France) Epi
JA (France) Patent sandal from 2009 RTW
KU (?) Taiga desk set
LA (USA) Monogram
LM (Spain) Mat Mono, Vernis, Damier Canvas, Suhali
LW (Spain) Vernis
MA (Italy) Balmoral Heels
MB (France) Mono Canvas, Damier Canvas, Damier Azur, Mono Charms, Mono Motard, Idylle
MI (France) Mono Canvas, Mini Mono, Vernis, Mat Mono, Damier Canvas, Epi, Damier
Azur, Mono Dentelle, MC, Damier Centenaire, Mono Perfo, Cerises
MS (France)
NQ (Italy) 2007 heels
OL (Germany) "waterproof" Keepall
PL (Italy) Motard Minaudiere
RA (France) Mono Canvas, Damier Canvas
RC (Italy) Mono Denim, Nimbus
RI (France) Vernis, Tobago
SA (Italy & France) Mono Canvas, Damier Azur
SD (USA & France) Mono Canvas, MC, Damier Canvas, Damier Azur
SF (France) Mono Canvas, Damier Ebene Canvas
SL (France) Mono Canvas, MC
SN (France) MC Wish Bracelet, Mini Mono Wish Bracelet, Vernis Wish Bracelet
SP (France) Mono Canvas, Mini Mono, Damier Canvas, Epi, Mono Denim, MC, Cerises, Damier Azur, Mono Perfo, Mirage, Mini Lin
SR (France) Mono Canvas, Mini Mono, MC, Mono Satin, Epi, Vernis
TA (France) Mono Canvas
TD (Italy) loafers
TH (France) CB, MC, Vernis, Mat Mono, Suhali, Damier Canvas, Mono Canvas, Damier Azur, Mono Mini, Epi, Mono Leopard
TJ (France) Mono Canvas, Damier Canvas
TN (France) Mahina
TS (France) Vernis, Epi
TR (France) Vernis, Monogram Canvas
VI (France) Mono Canvas, Mini Mono, Vernis, Damier Canvas, Epi, Mono Denim, MC, Damier Azur
VX (?) Mono garment bag born in April 1988

DATE CODES SEEN ON SO ITEMS
AAS 11339 (France) SO Epi item
AAS 12655 (France) SO Epi item
DU… (France) SO Damier Looping
AAS… (France) Mono wallet

DATE CODES SEEN ON RE-LINED ITEMS
DK… (USA)
DK 1047 (France)
DK 4077 (France)
DK 2907 (France)
DK 1068
OK (USA)

DATE CODES SEEN ON ACCESSORIES

DT 0120 (France) Bolt Key Ring 2010
CX 0132 bag charm
DR 0112 chain
OB (Italy) bag charm
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Sep 13, 2007, 9:18am   #2
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Sep 25, 2007, 6:02pm   #3
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Antigua


Antigua Besace
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Antigua Besace Date Code
Antigua Besace Date Code 1.jpg

Antigua Besace Date Code
Antigua Besace Date Code 2.jpg

Antigua Cabas PM
Antigua Cabas PM bag.jpg

Antigua Cabas PM Date Code
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Sep 25, 2007, 6:19pm   #4
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Antigua Cabas MM
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Antigua Cabas MM Date Code
Antigua Cabas MM Date Code.jpg

Antigua Cabas GM
Antigua Cabas GM bag.jpg

Antigua Cabas GM Date Code
Antigua Cabas GM Date Code.jpg

Antigua Sac Weekend
Antigua Sac Weekend bag.jpg
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Sep 25, 2007, 9:27pm   #5
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Antigua (Continued)


Antigua Sac Weekend Date Code
Antigua Sac Weekend Date Code.jpg


Conte De Fees

Conte De Fees Besace
Conte De Fees Besace bag.jpg

Conte De Fees Besace Date Code
Conte De Fees Besace Date Code.jpg

Conte De Fees Musette
Conte De Fees Musette bag.jpg

Conte De Fees Musette Date Code
Conte De Fees Musette Date Code.jpg
Last edited Aug 23, 2008 at 5:34pm.
Sep 26, 2007, 1:24am   #6
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Conte De Fees (Continued)

Conte De Fees Porte Monnaie Rond
Conte De Fees PMR.jpg

Conte De Fees Porte Monnaie Rond Date Code
Conte De Fees PMR Date Code.jpg

Conte De Fees Pochette
Conte De Fees Pochette.jpg

Conte De Fees Pochette Date Code
Conte De Fees Pochette Date Code.jpg

Damier Azur Canvas

Damier Azur Berkeley
Damier Azur Berkeley bag.jpg
Last edited Aug 23, 2008 at 6:00pm.
Sep 26, 2007, 1:33am   #7
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Damier Azur Canvas


Damier Azur Berkeley Date Code 1
Damier Azur Berkeley Date Code 1.jpg

Damier Azur Bekeley Date Code 2
Damier Azur Berkeley Date Code 2.jpg

Damier Azur Cles
Damier Azur Cles.jpg

Damier Azur Cles Date Code
Damier Azur Cles Date Code.jpg

Damier Azur Koala Wallet
Damier Azur Koala Wallet.jpg
Last edited Aug 23, 2008 at 6:00pm.
Sep 26, 2007, 1:43am   #8
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Damier Azur Canvas


Damier Azur Koala Wallet Date Code
Damier Azur Koala Wallet Date Code.jpg

Damier Azur Mini Pochette Accessoires
Damier Azur Mini Pochette Accessoires bag.jpg

Damier Azur Mini Pochette Accessoires
Damier Azur Mini Pochette Accessoires Date Code.jpg

Damier Azur Naviglio
Damier Azur Naviglio bag.jpg

Damier Azur Naviglio Date Code
Damier Azur Naviglio Date Code.jpg
Last edited Aug 23, 2008 at 6:00pm.
Sep 26, 2007, 3:28am   #9
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Damier Azur Canvas


Damier Azur Noe
Damier Azur Noe bag.jpg

Damier Azur Noe Date Code
Damier Azur Noe Date Code.jpg

Damier Azur Pampelonne PM (PIc is from Let-Trade website)
Damier Azur Pampelonne PM bag.jpg

Damier Azur Pampelonne PM Date Code (Pic is from Let-Trade website)
Damier Azur Pampelonne PM Date Code.jpg

Damier Azur Pampelonne GM
Damier Azur Pampelonne GM bag.jpg
Last edited Nov 28, 2008 at 6:00pm.
Sep 26, 2007, 2:40pm   #10
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Damier Azur Canvas


Damier Azur Pampelonne GM Date Code
Damier Azur Pampelonne GM Date Code.jpg

Damier Azur Pochette
Damier Azur Pochette bag.jpg

Damier Azur Pochette Date Code
Damier Azur Pochette Date Code.jpg


Damier Azur Pochette Wallet
Damier Azur Pochette Wallet.jpg

Damier Azur Pochette Wallet Date Code
Damier Azur Pochette Wallet Date Code 1.jpg
Last edited Aug 23, 2008 at 7:30pm.
Sep 26, 2007, 3:01pm   #11
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Damier Azur Canvas

Damier Azur Saleya PM
Damier Azur Saleya PM bag.jpg

Damier Azur Saleya PM Date Code
Damier Azur Saleya PM Date Code.jpg

Damier Azur Saleya MM
Damier Azur Saleya MM bag.jpg

Damier Azur Saleya MM Date Code
Damier Azur Saleya MM Date Code.jpg

Damier Azur Saleya GM
Damier Azur Saleya GM bag.jpg
Last edited Aug 23, 2008 at 7:32pm.
Sep 27, 2007, 12:44am   #12
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Damier Azur Canvas


Damier Azur Saleya GM Date Code
Damier Azur Saleya GM Date Code.jpg

Damier Azur Small Ring Agenda
Damier Azur Small Ring Agenda.jpg

Damier Azur Small Ring Agenda Date Code
Damier Azur Small Ring Agenda Date Code.jpg

Damier Azur Medium Ring Agenda
Damier Azur Medium Ring Agenda.jpg

Damier Azur Medium Ring Agenda Date Code
Damier Azur Medium Ring Agenda Date Code.jpg
Last edited Aug 23, 2008 at 7:35pm.
Sep 27, 2007, 12:51am   #13
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Damier Azur Canvas


Damier Azur Speedy 25
Damier Azur Speedy 25 bag.jpg

Damier Azur Speedy 25 Date Code
Damier Azur Speedy 25 Date Code.jpg

Damier Azur Speedy 30
Damier Azur Speedy 30 bag.jpg

Damier Azur Speedy 30 Date Code
Damier Azur Speedy 30 Date Code.jpg

Damier Azur Zippy Organizer Wallet
Damier Azur Zippy Wallet.jpg
Last edited Aug 23, 2008 at 7:45pm.
Oct 3, 2007, 1:43pm   #14
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Damier Azur Canvas (Continued)


Damier Azur Zippy Organizer Wallet Date Code
Damier Azur Zippy Wallet Date Code.jpg


Damier Canvas


Damier Aubagne
Damier Aubagne bag.jpg

Damier Aubagne Date Code
Damier Aubagne Date Code.jpg

Damier Belem PM
Damier Belem PM bag.jpg

Damier Belem PM Date Code
Damier Belem PM Date Code.jpg
Last edited Aug 24, 2008 at 2:41pm.
Oct 3, 2007, 1:59pm   #15
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Damier Canvas


Damier Belem MM
Damier Belem MM bag.jpg

Damier Belem MM Date Code
Damier Belem MM Date Code.jpg

Damier Brera
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Damier Brera Date Code
Damier Brera Date Code.jpg

Damier Broadway
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Last edited Aug 24, 2008 at 2:44pm.
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