How To Spot The Fake Air Jordan 3 Fragment

how to spot the fake air jordan 3 fragment

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I wrote a projection post on the Jordan 3 Fragment several weeks ago, see link below

Fragment Air Jordan 3 SP White DA3595-100, How Many Possibly Made & Resale Value

The shoe was obviously limited, which means that bootleggers certainly targeted it. It was hard for me to find pictures of legitimate pairs for a side by side comparison. I was able to find a youtube video that showed key details to look at to spot the Fake Air Jordan 3 Fragment. I concocted a list of pointers for your sake, see images below

How to spot the fake air jordan 3 fragment

The authentic pair shows signs of yellowing on the back tab around the edges ( now I’m not sure if this is manufacturer defect or it was intentional) but it’s worth mentioning.

how to spot the fake air jordan 3 fragment

There appears to be blue dotted lines on the fake pair  once you pull down the tab indicating poor craftsmanship, the authentic pair is clean.

how to spot the fake air jordan 3 fragment

The fake pair has the infamous widow peaks on the bottom leather overlay, see yellow circle.

how to spot the fake air jordan 3 fragment

The gap between the wording and  the top edge of the midsole is bigger on the  the fake air jordan 3 fragment, see red lines.

how to spot the fake air jordan 3 fragment

You can barely read the markings on the bottom of the insole of the authentic pair ( its very subtle). On the replica pair, the markings are very legible, which is actually ironic.

how to spot the fake air jordan 3 fragment

The wrapping tissue paper is shiny on the authentic pair ( you can easily spot the differences).

how to spot the fake air jordan 3 fragment

The fragment logo appears much bigger  and faded on the fake box. The ring of the authentic box has a different shade of blue ( lighter shade).

there you have it folks, watch the video below courtesy of Trutru Vs Fufu if the Recap didn’t help

 

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