Celine Handbag Authentication Tips

A Brief Glimpse Into: Celine

Céline Vipiana

Year Founded: 

Creative Director as of 2023: 
Hedi Slimane

Owned By:

Most Known For: 
The Phantom and Luggage bags

Fun Fact: 
Mid 2018, Celine dropped the accent in its name so moving forward, check the date code and logo stamping as one tip for determining authenticity. 

Learn More:
Celine History via LVMH

Celine Serial Numbers

Celine handbag serial numbers can be found either on a leather tab deep inside an interior pocket or stamped directly on the interior material.  Like other brands under the LVMH umbrella, they serial numbers reads similar to Dior and Louis Vuitton.

F-GA – Manufacturing Location
04 – Week (1st and 3rd number)
13 – Year (2nd and 4th number)


S-SN – Manufacturing Location
02 – Week (1st and 3rd number)
12 – Year (2nd and 4th number)

U-PA – Manufacturing Finishing Location
03 – Week (1st and 3rd number)
12 – Year (2nd and 4th number)

– Manufacturing Location
09 – Week (1st and 3rd number)
15 – Year (2nd and 4th number)

Celine is just one of the many brands that we have created mini authentication courses on. To start this course or others, click here.