I have been drooling over the speedy in mono and damier ebony forever....and I FINALLY got it (damier 30) today. The SA was okay, she didn't offer to gift box my bag and I had to ask. I realized it was "made in USA" when I got home, and now I am thinking about exchanging it for made in paris. I am in love with the bag! I am so glad I did it. I will add some pick later. I have looking at all the threads that you ladies have posted and they have really helped me in choosing my 2nd LV bag. Thanks ladies!