How to Tell if a Louis Vuitton Watch is Fake or Authentic
Most luxury fashion items are expensive
such that not every shopper can afford to buy.However, you are likely to come across an expensive luxury item being sold below its retail value. Do not fall
for it because it is a counterfeit. Just like most luxury items, fake Louis
Vuitton watches have been introduced to
the market. Customers need to know how to differentiate counterfeit products
from the authentic ones. So, if you are thinking of splurging on a Louis
Vuitton watch, the following tips will save you from buying a fake one:
Before buying the watch,
make sure you check out the wristband
material keenly. If the wristband is not
either pure leather, metal or rubber; then you should know that the watch is
fake. Most knockoffs will have a wristband made of plastic or leather that is
not pure. Also, be keen on the leather as it can easily trick you. Pure leather
smells leather and not anything plastic.
The watch’s hardware is
another thing that you should check out before buying a Louis Vuitton watch. An
original one is made of either steel or
brass. Try to rub the coating; if it rubs
off,know that it is not genuine. The
watch is a knockoff if the glass cover is
anything other than a sapphire glass that is 100 meters watertight.
The diamonds used on the
Louis Vuitton watch should be real. If the diamonds are fake, then the watch is
The monogram should be
symmetrical and not diagonal.Also, an
authentic Louis Vuitton watch will have all the letters “LV” displayed without
any cut-offs. The watch is fake if you
notice the letters hidden under the hardware.
5.Place of purchase
You will never get an
original Louis Vuitton from any street vendor since none of them has been authorized.Even before you look out for all the other
features, you should expect a fake watch if you are buying from the streets.
6.Place of manufacture
All authentic Louis
Vuitton are manufactured in Switzerland.
The watch is not authentic if the seller tells you that the watch was manufactured from any other place.
7.Cards and receipts for
Louis Vuitton products
come with cards and receipts that indicate they are authentic. Before
purchasing a Louis Vuitton watch, make
sure you ask for the cards and receipts. Authentic receipts have the name of
the customer and their address.
8.Check out online
If you experience any
troubles telling if a Louis Vuitton watch is original or not, you can visit the
Louis Vuitton site online and check out their watches. Use the watches
displayed on their website to compare with the one you are about to buy.
Compare the color, material, hardware and
size. You can also use the site to be sure if Louis
Vuitton manufactures that particular watch or not.
With the above knowledge, be sure of buying an authentic Louis
Vuitton watch. All you need to do is open up your eyes while doing the