Authenticate This LV: READ the rules & use the format in post #1

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  1. #1 Apr 13, 2012
    Last edited: Jun 26, 2012
    (This thread is a continuation of the previous )


    1. Do a SEARCH and check if the item has been reviewed by one of the senior authenticators before posting a request. Searches can be done via the seller name or by auction/listing number - add * to the beginning and end of the number (eg. *12345678*).

    2. You MUST use the format below when requesting for authentication for auctions or non-auctions:

    Format to use for an auction item:

    Item Name:
    Item Number:
    Seller ID:
    Link: (please make sure link works after you post) Don't post mobile web link.

    Format to use for non-auction item:

    Item Name (if you know it):
    Link (if available):sad:please make sure link works after you post)
    Photos: (attach using the paperclip at the top of the message box or upload to and post the links)

    [B]3.[/B] [B][COLOR="red"]All requests must have clear photos [/COLOR][/B](either in listing and/or provided by member requesting the authentication). This will help expedite authentications. Please ask the seller/use the macro setting on your digi (little flower). If you cannot see the details yourself, neither can we.

    [B]At minimum, pics MUST include: [/B]
    - all exterior
    - interior
    - LV heat stamp
    - date code
    - engraving on hardware (ie. zipper pull, lock, rivet, pushlock, screws, etc)

    [B]If the listing or your request does not have the required pics, it will NOT be reviewed.[/B] That means if you have not received a response, please check your original posting to ensure all information and pics are present.
    Check out this thread--> REQUIRED PICS for LV Authentication

    Authenticators are not required to answer every request, and it is their right to ignore a request that is not in the proper format.

    [B]4.[/B][COLOR="red"][B] Do NOT make more than 3 requests per post.[/B][/COLOR]

    [B]5.[/B] [COLOR="red"][B]Please wait at least 24 hours before bumping your request.[/B][/COLOR] Search by seller or item # to ensure that it has not been reviewed (see rule 1). If the auction is ending soon, you may say so in your comments. Remember, we are just like you, and get on tPF when we have time so please be patient.

    [B]6.[/B] [COLOR="red"][B]To ensure that additional pics requested are seen by the authenticators, quote or provide a link to your original request and response. Use the quote feature or copy and paste the url. [/B][/COLOR]Failure to do do may result in your query not being answered. Please utilize the quote feature when responding directly to another post.

    [B]7.[/B] [COLOR="red"][B]Comments on price and/or condition are NOT permitted. [/B][/COLOR]So please do not ask us for an opinion.

    [B]8.[/B][COLOR="red"][B] Do NOT PM an authenticator or moderator to request authentication.[/B][/COLOR] Any and all such requests must be posted in this thread.

    [B]9.[/B][COLOR="red"][B] Should one of your items be questioned in this thread,[/B][/COLOR] you are welcome to provide additional pictures or materials supporting its authenticity.

    [B]10.[/B][COLOR="red"][B] Do NOT handle your disputes with other members in this thread. [/B][/COLOR]Take your differences to Private Message or just use the REPORT function ( button) to alert the mods, and let them handle it from there. In the meantime, just ignore the poster until a Mod can intervene. Failure to do so can result in banning. Always be respectful when you post and treat others as you expect to be treated. This is an open thread and everyone is welcome to participate.

    Disclaimer [/B][/U]
    All Authenticate This threads on tPF are meant to provide assistance to shoppers who are uncertain about the legitimacy and authenticity of designer goods. The evaluations posted by tPF's members are only opinions that stem from personal experiences as shoppers and collectors. They are not legally binding or professional authentications and are not to be treated as such.

    For questions or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact the forum administration via the [url][/url].
  2. Hi Experts,
    I have attached additional pics to my original post. thank you for your help in authenticating this purse.

    First Item:
    -additional pics of Zipper pull and Date Code

    Item Name:Louis Vuitton Ellipse Handbag
    Item Number: 290665107514
    Seller ID:htboutique2

    Second Item
    -additional pics of side stamp
    Item Name: Louis Vuitton Damier Alma
    Item Number: 260971502606
    Seller ID:timelesstitlesjacqueline

    Attached Files:

  3. Thanks a lot Nyria and Lee69 for your wonderful help...
  4. #11 Apr 13, 2012
    Last edited: Apr 13, 2012
    Please authenticate this speedy 30 damier azur

    Private seller, so no link.

    Thanks in advance for your help! It's much appreciated :smile:

    Attached Files:

  5. Attached Files:

  6. Hi Can this be authenticated?

    Name: Louis Vuitton small purse
    Item number: 270948555723
    Seller: ambermoore55

    The seller can't provide me with any more photos so before I pay could you please give me your opinion with the photos that I do have, even if they are not the correct photos!
    Extra photos:

  7. Hi experts:smile:
    I just purchased a Louis Vuitton Viva Cité PM on a belgian site.
    Can you guys please take a look at it?
    Greetings :smile:

    Item Name: Viva Cité PM
    Link (if available):-----
    Photos: see in attachment

    Attached Files:

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