New Louis Vuitton Date Codes 2019-2020

All Louis Vuitton fans know that a date code is the most important feature to tell if a bag you are about to purchase is real or fake. 

Louis Vuitton Date Code is a combination of numbers and characters that allows you to identify where and when a particular Louis Vuitton item was made. Most date codes are a combination of letters and numbers. The letters indicated the country in which the item was made while the numbers indicate the month/year of production.

But the tricky thing with Louis Vuitton date codes is that you need to keep track of all the changes that they often undergo. New factories open every year, others close or get transferred, so some codes become obsolete, and others appear. 

Here is the list of all the new Louis Vuitton Date Codes that appeared in 2019-2020 for you not to get lost!

 

New Louis Vuitton Manufacturing Country Codes 2019-2020

 France BC (charms), BE, DK (replaced, relined items), LA, LU, LY, LM, ML, MM, SK, TY, VM
 Italy FH, FK, FN, FP, FY, FZ, PL, TB 
Spain BP, JJ (straps, belts)

Louis Vuitton Made in France Date Codes 2019-2020

Country code Photo examples Year
BC (charms) 2019
BE 2019
LA 2019
LY 2020
LM
ML 2020
MM 2020
SA 2019
SK
TA
TY 2020
VM

 

 

Louis Vuitton Made in Italy Date Codes 2019-2020

 Country code Photo examples Year of appearance
FH 2019
FK
FN 2020
FP 2020
FY
FZ
PL 2018

TB

2019

 

These are only the date codes that have appeared recently, please, check our complete guide to Louis Vuitton date codes with 500 photo examples.

 

 

How To Verify That Louis Vuitton Is Authentic Using Date Codes

A lot of people believe that if a date code is legit, the item is authentic. I am about to disappoint you - it's not true. Counterfeiters learned to copy the date code logic so a date code on a fake can be fully legit. So be aware while using the online date code checker as it can show that your item is authentic but, in fact, it is not. Here are some pictures of the date codes from fake Louis Vuitton bags that we checked in 3 online date code checkers, and they all consider them authentic. 

And here are two more fake date codes that you can check yourself. 

Please, remember that an online date checker can never replace professional authentication. A valid and properly stamped Louis Vuitton date code is just one step in the authentication of a Louis Vuitton handbag.

To be 100% sure that your item is not fake, order online professional authentication for just $10 dollars at Bagaholic!

If you need to authenticate a Louis Vuitton item, please order one of the three types of authentication:

Verbal Authentication $10

  • good when you need a certificate for any reason,

Certificate of Authenticity $25

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  • includes a permanent certificate on lvbagaholic.com

Certificate of Authenticity with a thorough explanation $50

  • good when you need a certificate and you need to know why the bag is authentic/not authentic for any reason, either to sell the bag with the peace of mind or return a fake bag to the seller if you purchased a fake.
  • includes a permanent certificate on lvbagaholic.com
  • includes an explanation of why the item is fake (detailed pictures and comparisons with an authentic bag, more than 10 pics included)

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