How to Spot an Authentic Coach Handbag

How can you tell if the Coach handbag that you are about to buy online is fake? Follow these 8 simple steps to verify the authenticity of your purchase.

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How to Spot an Authentic Coach Handbag
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New Coach handbags are accompanied by a dust bag featuring the Coach logo. Check the font, spacing and positioning of the logo carefully. Older dust bag styles and colors may vary.

New Coach handbags are accompanied by a dust bag featuring the Coach logo. Check the font, spacing and positioning of the logo carefully. Older dust bag styles and colors may vary.

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Inside a Coach handbag there is a patch made of stamped leather. It begins "This is a Coach bag...". All wording should appear in capital letters and be spelled correctly.

Inside a Coach handbag there is a patch made of stamped leather. It begins "This is a Coach bag...". All wording should appear in capital letters and be spelled correctly.

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Handbags featuring the CC's are set as a double and they align symetrically to the centre of the bag. Check the letter shape and alignment carefully.

Handbags featuring the CC's are set as a double and they align symetrically to the centre of the bag. Check the letter shape and alignment carefully.

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Coach handbags feature a serial number on the inside patch. They start with the letters "No" for number. They should feature atleast 6 digits and just one dash.

Coach handbags feature a serial number on the inside patch. They start with the letters "No" for number. They should feature atleast 6 digits and just one dash.

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Check the stitching on the handbag very carefully. It should be straight, neat, even and clean.

Check the stitching on the handbag very carefully. It should be straight, neat, even and clean.

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Where featured on a Coach 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.

Where featured on a Coach 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.

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New Coach handbags often feature logo tags. Attached by beaded chain they can be made of leather, metal or plastic. Check the font, logo, stitching  Remember - real tags may feature on fake bags.

New Coach handbags often feature logo tags. Attached by beaded chain they can be made of leather, metal or plastic. Check the font, logo, stitching Remember - real tags may feature on fake bags.

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New Coach handbags may feature a 'Made in...' tag on the interior. Coach makes it's handbags in a variety of countries including China.

New Coach handbags may feature a 'Made in...' tag on the interior. Coach makes it's handbags in a variety of countries including China.

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