Most fans of vintage and pre-owned Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Hermès know that one of the easiest ways to tell a real item from a counterfeit is by checking its stamps.
For your convenience we have established a comprehensive list, describing how each of our brands go about using these marks.

*The guides are meant to inform, however it is important to keep in mind that manufacturers of counterfeit items in recent years have become very good at copying not only the goods themselves but also their stamps.