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Sep 13, 2007, 9:17am   #1
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Please note that the information presented is NOT exhaustive – if you have information to share about your authentic LV, please PM Addy or Lee. Thank you!

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

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
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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Sep 25, 2007, 6:19pm   #4
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Sep 26, 2007, 1:24am   #6
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Sep 26, 2007, 1:33am   #7
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Sep 26, 2007, 1:43am   #8
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Sep 26, 2007, 3:28am   #9
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Sep 26, 2007, 2:40pm   #10
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Sep 26, 2007, 3:01pm   #11
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Sep 27, 2007, 12:44am   #12
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Sep 27, 2007, 12:51am   #13
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