Date Code/ "MADE IN" Information & Locations

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  1. #1 Sep 13, 2007
    Last edited: Nov 15, 2014
    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, 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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  3. #3 Sep 25, 2007
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2008
    Antigua


    Antigua Besace
    Antigua Besace bag.jpg

    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
    Antigua Cabas PM Date Code.jpg
     
  4. #4 Sep 25, 2007
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2008
    Antigua


    Antigua Cabas MM
    Antigua Cabas MM bag.jpg

    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
     
  5. #5 Sep 25, 2007
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2008
    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
     
  6. #6 Sep 26, 2007
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2008
    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
     
  7. #7 Sep 26, 2007
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2008
    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
     
  8. #8 Sep 26, 2007
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2008
    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
     
  9. #9 Sep 26, 2007
    Last edited: Nov 28, 2008
    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
     
  10. #10 Sep 26, 2007
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2008
    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
     
  11. #11 Sep 26, 2007
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2008
    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
     
  12. #12 Sep 27, 2007
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2008
    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
     
  13. #13 Sep 27, 2007
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2008
    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
     
  14. #14 Oct 3, 2007
    Last edited: Aug 24, 2008
    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
     
  15. #15 Oct 3, 2007
    Last edited: Aug 24, 2008
    Damier Canvas


    Damier Belem MM
    Damier Belem MM bag.jpg

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

    Damier Brera
    Damier Brera bag.jpg

    Damier Brera Date Code
    Damier Brera Date Code.jpg

    Damier Broadway
    Damier Broadway bag.jpg
     
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