Well I remembered my USB cable and forgot my camera (I took some proper digital pics - the original one of the bag was taken just using my mobile) so I don't have pics today.
I've realised this thread should probably be merged with the authentication thread but I don't know how to do it, so I guess we can carry on here.
I will look again for the sticker. I've had quite a good search inside, looking in the pockets etc but the lining is so soft and feels quite delicate I didn't want to wreck it.
I made some notes:
The exterior is leather, the lining feels to be suede (not certain on this.)
The squares on the outside are all uniform. However, one of the black squares is a little off centre with the stitching.
The straps are heavy and formed of one strip of leather folded in the centre.
All the hardware is silver in colour.
Both the zips have CHANEL on one side and the logo on the other. However, the CHANEL on the inside zip looks different from the exterior zip.
The leather label sewn into the bag has the same stitching as the rest of the bag (not contrast stitching) but doesn't say 'made in' anywhere, it just says 'FRANCE' (or possibly PARIS - I can't believe I haven't written that down.)
The cardboard tag wasn't attached to the bag, but was tucked into an inside pocket (I was surprised when I found it.) It's black with the logo on one side. The other side has a sticker (like a price sticker) with a four digit number on. I guess this actually could be a price sticker from a different country or something (not the UK, as it reads 6 thousand and something!)
I'll be back on Monday with photos.