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It is an all-brown A6 zip top shoulder bag and in impeccable condition!! Can you confirm that? The inner tag reads A6 on the underside and I was also hoping you could help me date it using the numbers. Hi Brooke,. If you could provide the source for your information, it would be interesting. Your bag is an R Vintage Zipper Case. This bag first appeared in as far as I know.
Share best practices, tips, and insights. Meet other eBay community members who share your passions. It does have a serial number behind the tag, and was made in China. Go to Solution. Also, can you please take a straight on picture no angle of the Dooney and Bourke patch that's sewn to the lining? I will say I'm not comfortable with what I'm seeing but those two pictures are necessary for a determination.
Note that in the early 's before the AWL All-Weather Leather bags went into production, the Equestrian bags, for example, were made of wonderful bridle leather but it was NOT waterproof. Also those early bags, because they were not AWL bags, did not have the Duck Leather seal or the Brass Duck fob as these signify the waterproof aspects - like water shedding from a duck's feathers. So bear that in mind as you shop for authentic bags. There are some absolutes but some anomalies along the way also. Some of the very early bags have a solid brass rectangle with a stylized DB logo. The round stylized DB brass fob appeared with the green tag bags and also later in a period when bags had no sewn-in labels at all. Oval leather duck logo glued and sewn on the front or back of the bag depending on style.
Can you help me date this Dooney & Bourke bag?