How can you tell if the Burberry handbag that you are about to buy online is genuine? Follow these 10 simple steps to verify the authenticity of your purchase. Always ask the seller to use the youVerify app prior to purchase. It's Smarter Selling & Safer Shopping.
Step 1: Dust bag
New Burberry handbags are accompanied by a dust bag featuring the Burberry logo. Burberry have used a variety of styles, colours and logos. Common are black with 'London' underneath, and cream featuring the 'Knight' logo and established 1856. Check all copy for alignment and the finer details of the Knight logo.
Step 2: Booklet
New Burberry handbags are accompanied by a booklet featuring the Burberry logo. Check the logo font is correct and that it is centred.
Step 3: Inside Logo
A Burberry label or stamp can be found inside most Burberry handbags. The font is very distinctive. The left side of the U and the Y are slightly wider and the R's have small tails. Also check that the logo is centred and that any stitching is aligned and finished neatly.
Step 4: "Made in" Label
Burberry handbags feature a 'Made in..' label. Countries detailed on these labels include Italy, China and Romania.
Step 5: Style Number
Most new Burberry handbags feature a style number on the reverse of the 'Made in' label.
Step 6: Swing-tag Position 1
New Burberry handbags are accompanied by a swing-tag featuring the Burberry logo. As before check the distinctive Burberry font carefully. Beware that original swing tags can accompany counterfeit handbags.
Step 7: Swing-tag Position 2
The inside of the swing-tag details product information relating to colour and style, and also a barcode. Check that this information matches the handbag style and colour.
Step 8: Hardware
Where featured on a Burberry handbag the hardware will be made of solid metal and will not flake or chip. Some pieces may be engraved and if so the engraving will be clean with a high quality finish.
Step 9: Stitching
Check the stitching on a Burberry handbag very carefully. It should be straight, neat, even and clean.
Step 10: Download our App
We hope that this guide helps to educate you when identifying genuine Burberry handbags. To prevent you from falling victim to counterfeit goods, always ask the seller to use the youVerify app prior to purchase.
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