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Welcome to the website of ChanelExpert! The first thing we want to make clear: ChanelExpert is an independent company and is not affiliated in any way with Chanel SA.

About ChanelExpert

ChanelExpert is a company specialised in vintage Chanel, based in the Netherlands. It was founded by Dagmar Lindeijer in 2020. Our knowledge and expertise is based on 20+ years of experience with collecting, buying, selling and studying vintage Chanel items. We combine this experience with a keen eye for detail, extensive knowledge of materials, a large interest in the history of the brand Chanel and countless hours of research. Because of this we are able to authenticate, date and appraise vintage Chanel bags, clothing, accessories and jewellery.


ChanelExpert offers a range of services related to vintage items of the brand Chanel. Here is how we serve our clients:

  • Authentication

    Are you having doubts about the authenticity of a Chanel item you own or want to buy? We can tell you wether a Chanel item is the real thing or a counterfeit. We can authenticate all vintage Chanel items (bags, clothing, accessories and jewellery), made prior to 2010.

  • Appraisal

    There are various situations in which it can be useful to know – or be able to show – the value of your Chanel item. For example, if you want to sell or insure your Chanel item. We can tell you how much your item is worth at this moment, or make a appraisal report.

  • Certification

    Are you planning to sell your Chanel bag and you want to give your buyer peace of mind about the authenticity? We give out our own ChanelExpert Certificate of Authenticity for all vintage Chanel fashion items.

  • Help & advice

    There may be many other circumstances in which you may need the advise of an expert in the field of vintage Chanel. We are ready to help you out with any questions you might have, and will be happy to provide tailor-made solutions.


A huge part of our website is free content in the form of blogposts. With these articles we would like to inspire and share our knowledge about vintage Chanel. In addition we contribute to a fair playground of the re-sale market by offering reliable and honest information. Here you can find an overview of our blogs.


As the rest of this website is in the Dutch language only, we can imagine you might have some further questions. Feel free to contact us.

You can browse this website in English - and many other languages - through Google translate. The translation may not always be perfect, but gives an impression at least.