Gucci Handbag Authentication Tips

A Brief Glimpse Into: Gucci

Guccio Gucci

Year Founded: 

Creative Director as of 2023: 
Sabato De Sarno

Owned By:

Most Known For: 
The Jackie hobo

Fun Fact: 
The GG logo was not created by Guccio Gucci himself but was designed by his son in 1960 to honor him after his death.

Learn More:
Gucci History via Kering

Gucci Style Numbers

Gucci handbags have interior style numbers, much like Saint Laurent as they are both owned by Kering.

90477 213317
Style Code – 90477
Factory Code – 213317

Style Number – 4443496
Factory Code – 213048

002 – 
098 –  
0534 –  

The Gucci Data Matrix Tag

Contrary to popular belief, Gucci interior tags do not have QR codes on them. These are called Data Matrix codes which work like QR codes but the differences are the looks and the amount of data that can be held on these tags. The authentic example above shows a line on the left and the bottom of the data matrix code whereas, QR codes will not have these lines.

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