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Jan 9, 2009, 8:00am   #1
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I purchased a Marla Medium from the boutique in early December. Shortly after Christmas (well, after hitting the after Christmas sales, LOL) I decided to resell. As I was taking out the stuffing to photograph the bag, I noticed that there is a white authenticity card. It is about the size of a credit card and says Jimmy Choo on the front and then has a black hologram sticker on the back with some numbers.

I have never received an authenticity card with a Jimmy Choo bag, and I'm a little confused. Is it like the Chanel authenticity cards (e.g., is there a number on/inside the bag that matches the number on the hologram sticker on the card?) If there is a matching number somewhere, I'd like to photograph it and include with the listing. Does anyone know where the matching number is and/or when Jimmy Choo started providing authenticity cards? At the very least, I'd like to know about it so I can intelligently answer questions about it (if I get any). Any insights would be appreciated! TIA!!
Jan 9, 2009, 10:44am   #2
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I also have a Authenticity card with my Riley bag and inside the pocket is a Tag with the matching hologram. Inspect the inside of your bags pockets and you should find it.

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Jan 9, 2009, 10:48am   #3
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My Lara came with an authenticity card and the matching hologram tag is inside one of the pockets. I don't know if they've done this in previous years. I didn't have either with my drummed leather Ramona.
Jan 9, 2009, 12:18pm   #4
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And my Cobalt Maddy too.
But not my "older" JC bags.
Jan 9, 2009, 12:19pm   #5
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The white authenticity cards started with the pre-fall 08 bags (although not all may have it) and have carried through to the current collection.

Bags before pre-fall 08 did not have authenticity cards unless they were crocs and then you got a black card.
Jan 10, 2009, 12:27am   #6
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Originally Posted by lionlaw
The white authenticity cards started with the pre-fall 08 bags (although not all may have it) and have carried through to the current collection.

Bags before pre-fall 08 did not have authenticity cards unless they were crocs and then you got a black card.
Yep! I am glad Choo started this.
Jan 10, 2009, 11:36am   #7
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Thanks, all! I did find the tag inside the pocket, so now if anyone asks, I won't look like a complete fool :)
Jan 11, 2009, 12:28am   #8
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Shoes now have the cards too.
Jan 11, 2009, 9:48am   #9
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Originally Posted by Bichon Lover
Shoes now have the cards too.
Holy smokes! I just ran to my closet to check my new Glass pumps (got 'em when they went 50-off) and sure enough, under all the tissue is an authenticity card!

I guess this started with A/W '08? Because I'm pretty sure that none of my other JC's have cards (past seasons) ....
Feb 6, 2012, 10:35am   #10
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Hi everyone, I'm reviving this thread b/c I have a couple of questions regarding a pair of JC boots I just purchased from Saks. The boots didn't come with an authenticity card. Do any of you who have JC boots have authenticity cards to go with them? I didn't find a hologram sticker in the boots either. Also, the boots only came with one dustbag which seems odd b/c both of my over-the-knee boots can't fit in there. So should the boots have come with 2 dustbags--one for each boot? Thanks in advance for your help ladies!
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