darker leather on papillons

  1. why are there some papillons with a darker leather trim. It is obviously different than if the whole thing patina-ed, it looks like a different type of leather.
    are these bags real?
     
  2. I think they're vintage...but I could be wrong.
     
  3. It is the cross-grain leather trim...they're vintage.
     
  4. They look so beautiful!
     
  5. There are three types of leather straps and trim for a Pap...

    1. treated leather - vintage
    2. cross-grain leather - d/c in 2002 I believe
    3. vachetta leather - present