Why Capital Pawn Uses AI to Combat Fake Handbags

Beth Anundi

December 13, 2020

Authenticity is of utmost importance to Capital Pawn & Couture

Capital Pawn & Couture is committed to authenticity in all avenues of their business.

Excited about purchasing a Louis Vuitton Cosmetic Clutch, the client at our boutique counter explained that she’d been searching for this piece for months. She was thrilled that it matched both her Louis Vuitton Monogram Alma and complementary wallet. As we rang up her purchase, however, she wondered aloud how, at the surprisingly low price of $750, she could be assured that it was real and not fake.

As the largest reseller of second hand luxury bags in the Willamette Valley, we take authenticity to the next level using Entrupy, an artificial intelligence company, to verify each handbag is indeed authentic.

Because Entrupy uses artificial intelligence, it is able to see attributes invisible to the naked eye which in turn helps the team at Capital Pawn avoid counterfeits and protects both consumers and sellers.

Our client, delighted to learn her newest piece she had just purchased from us was not only verified but also came with a money back Certificate of Authenticity, left pleased, confident in her purchase, and more knowledgeable about counterfeit handbags.

To learn more about how we authenticate our pre-loved handbags, read about Entrupy in the Wall Street Journal.

Shop our authentic, pre-loved, luxury collection here and make someone super happy this Holiday Season!

If you missed our FREE Authentication event on Saturday, December 12, you may certainly subscribe to our email newsletter so you never miss again or you can come in to any of our locations during business hours to have your handbag authenticated for just $40 which includes the certificate of authenticity once it’s approved. It takes less than 30 minutes!