Paddington Satchel Authentification Pics (Photos Galore!)

  1. Hey Mods, not sure if you will want to move this or even merge it with the Paddy Auth Tips, but since I have had a lot of reqs for comparison pics, I thought I would just get it over and post them ;)

    Here goes!! Please, others add pics of variants :heart:

    Side pic of the rolled leather handle, note how the sitching 'cups' the edge work? This is true for some, but not all my paddys:

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    or this:

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    The inside of the roll looks like this:

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    or this:

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  2. I'll merge this. Just let me know when you are done posting- and I will take it from there! Excellent job!
     
  3. The lock font on the 06 bags looks like this:

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    or this

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    05 craie left of the an 06 blanc (notice how the lock opens from the left?!?):

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    here is a config for the bottom of the lock, although the screw placement can vary:

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  4. the tear drop is also standard:

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  5. Chloe brass plate font and heat stamp beneath for an 06 chocolat:

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    and for a whiskey:

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    and a blanc:

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  6. s/n tags (ACK!)

    they usually look like this for 06 bags:

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    here is a s/n from an 05 grenat tag:

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  7. here is side buckle, note the thickness and color and quality of the edgework:

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    and the other side:

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    from a blanc:

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  8. a snap of the lock hasp itself:

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  9. and the handles, note how the seams for the handle and the handle gaurd are going in opposite directions:

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    the handle seam faces in, while the guard seem faces out.
     
  10. Oops! I forget the pic of the back of the lock, note how well the leather fits together:

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  11. Nuances: check out how perfectly even the seams are:

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  12. the leather just *looks* tasty!

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  13. 06 chocos have a dark twill lining with a metal zipper, while the 05s have a cream lining and plastic zipper:

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  14. I think I'm winding down, LOL :p

    I hope this helps!!

    GALS: if you have special pic request, just ask. Have *badass* camera, will shoot! :graucho:

     
  15. Fabulous! Bravo! And very, very helpful. :yes:

    :jammin: