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28 / 11 / 2022


Shirley Abouth-Benamara


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Expert Appraisal Report to Confirm the Authenticity of a Balenciaga Hourglass Handbag Model XS in Grey Suede Calfskin with Rhinestones and Aged Silver-tone Finish


Subject of the Appraisal:

The purpose of this expert appraisal report is to confirm the authenticity of a Balenciaga Hourglass Handbag Model XS in grey suede calfskin with rhinestones and aged silver-tone finish.


Bag Description:

  • Brand: Balenciaga
  • Model: Hourglass Handbag Model XS
  • Material: Grey suede calfskin with rhinestones
  • Finish: Aged silver-tone


Description of the Appraisal:

The appraisal was conducted by Elsa Valletoux. The expert examined the Balenciaga Hourglass Handbag Model XS in grey suede calfskin with rhinestones and aged silver-tone finish, and performed a thorough analysis of its physical characteristics, using specialized methods and knowledge.

The following aspects were taken into consideration during the appraisal:

  1. Material and Color: The expert evaluated the quality of the grey suede calfskin used in the bag’s manufacturing. It was found that the grey suede calfskin exhibits an appropriate texture and consistent color, in accordance with Balenciaga’s quality standards. If rhinestones are present, they were also inspected for quality and authenticity.
  2. Aged Silver-tone Finish: The aged silver-tone finish was meticulously examined. It was identified as being in compliance with Balenciaga’s quality and design standards. The details of the finish, including buckles, closures, and attachments, were checked for precision and consistency with the described bag’s specifications.
  3. Design and Logo: The overall design of the bag and the possible presence of the Balenciaga logo were examined. If the logo is present, it was verified for authenticity and compliance with the brand’s standards.


Conclusion of the Appraisal:

Based on the detailed analysis conducted, it is concluded that the examined Balenciaga Hourglass Handbag Model XS in grey suede calfskin with rhinestones and aged silver-tone finish is authentic and corresponds to Balenciaga’s quality standards. The physical characteristics, including the calfskin, rhinestones, aged silver-tone finish, and overall design, are consistent with the specifications of authentic Balenciaga products.

Please note that this expert appraisal report is based solely on the visual examination of the bag and its physical characteristics. The provided information is valid only as of the date of the appraisal and does not guarantee the authenticity of the bag at a later date.

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Elsa Valletoux
Authentication expert

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