new scarf I got

guccigal07

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just picked this up on an off ebay transaction.

no care tag or copyright.

I am wondering if its a first edition?

it feels very stiff. hems are nice and plump
 

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CynthiaNYC

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If I'm not mistaken, the envelope would seem to imply that it's quite vintage. My guess would be first edition, but I am sure someone with lots more scarf knowledge will be along soon :smile:
 

guccigal07

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If I'm not mistaken, the envelope would seem to imply that it's quite vintage. My guess would be first edition, but I am sure someone with lots more scarf knowledge will be along soon :smile:
and the lines match the envelop perfect. its got a Hermes ribbon threaded thru the hole too.

I hope its not a fake. no care tags, etc but I know those were not on old scarves. feels really stiff but if its old.....then that would make sense.
 

guccigal07

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yeah nice an pump.

MODS, can you change the title of this thread to something a little more eloquent. shoot. I just blurted something out there.
 

Rose

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Congrats GG...... Seton is your girl, PM her, she is so great with this.
 

CynthiaNYC

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Can you post a closeup of the hem on both the right and wrong sides? That is usually the dead giveaway--but not always, as plenty of fakes have hand stitched hems too.
But to me your pattern looks good, it's crisp and clear and not shoddy looking; and the silk itself looks good too.
Again though I am no expert at all.
 

seton

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well, Hello or DQ aint here so I guess I will have to do :smile:

Congrats, you got a beautiful authentic rare hermes scarf.

I used to have a L'Ocean (this was during my I must have all of LeDoux's designs phase) and yours look like i remember it. It should not have a copyright; never seen a L'Ocean with a copyright.

The bag looks in keeping with the time period. Everything looks good including the fine lines of the screening itself, the colors, the way the Hermes signature is, etc
 

CynthiaNYC

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what do you mean the right and wrong sides?

do you want corner shots?
Yeah, I was curious about the way the hems look close up--whether they are rolled inwards (correctly), and if you can see the hand stitching on the reverse side.

Yay, I just saw Seton's post! Glad it's a for-real-one!