Have You ever bought a high end Gucci handbag on line? If the answer is yes, how do you know it isn’t a counterfeit Gucci handbag? The following information will help you to determine if your purchase is authentic or not.
The first hint that you may be about to purchase a ‘knock off’ Is the price. Gucci is a very expensive label so if someone is selling Gucci handbags for $150.00 – $200.00 You can be pretty sure that they are not authentic.
Next you will want to look for the word ‘authentic’ in the add. If it is not there chances are the product is not authentic unless you are shopping at a high end department store such as Saks fifth Avenue , Neiman Marcus and Bloomingdale’s. eluxury is also an reputable site to purchase designer products from
When Shopping for a Gucci bag, Pay attention to the details. lock at the size of the interlocking G’s( Gucci logo). Compare them with the bags on Saks Fifth avenue site. Many times the logo will be to large on a counterfeit Gucci handbag. Remember that the satchel bags will have a twill racing stripe somewhere on the bag if it is authentic. All authentic Gucci handbags will have a serial number on it and will have a Gucci tag. On newer Handbags the tag is slightly rounded on the bottom. If the print is off center on the tag, you have a counterfeit.
Stay away from auction sites. These sites are notorious for selling counterfeit Gucci handbags as well as other fakes. It is always a risk when purchasing anything on auction sites because there is very little recourse if you get scammed. Sometimes it just doesn’t pay to look for the cheapest price when you want a high end product. There are to many dishonest people out there that will be happy to sell you a fake.
If you are in the market for Gucci you will not want to be sold a counterfeit Gucci handbag. The best thing to do is save up your money and log into one of the above mentioned department stores and see what they are offering. Sometimes you can find a designer bag on sale at the end of a season. Remember when shopping for High end products it is better to pay $600.00 and get the authentic item, then to pay $200.00 for a $10.00 counterfeit item.