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Fake Air Jordan 1 Panda Pony Spotted- Quick Ways To Identify It

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I wrote a post a few days ago about the scarcity of the Air Jordan 1 Panda, so you know bootleggers were definitely going to target it. I was able to grab a legitimate pair yesterday via DTLR in size 6.5 and proceeded to do a side by side comparison with its fake counterpart ( the replica pair is a size 10 though). Here are the quick ways to bust the fakes.

SIDE PANEL

The authentic pair features a soft tumbled leather material as you can see in the picture above ( you can see the winkles on it). The fake pair is built with some sort of hard and rough material hence the lack of wrinkles.

The Nike Air logo on the insole is going to come off on the fake pair as soon as the wearer puts the shoe on ( and that’s because the ink used for it is not indelible). See pictures below for additional help

This is a comparison of betwen the fake and real pair of the Jordan 1 Travis Scott- you can clearly see how the fake logo on the insole is already fading on the fake pair. It also appears brighter.
This is the comparison between the fake and real pair of the Bred 4. The “Nike Air” logo on the fake pair is glossy, fuller and brighter

OUTSOLE

You can clearly see how the patterns on the mid section of the outsole are different between pairs ( the fake pair outsole features a lot of secant lines while the authentic pair features a boomerang like pattern).

BOX LABEL

The only differences to be noted here are the font of the letters; I also want to mention the fact that the fake label is missing the suggested retail price sticker.

INSIDE LABEL

So far the pairs that I’ve come across feature a QR code on the label. But Nike has been a bit inconsistent so I don’t want to make a final call on this SO STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER UPDATES.

PS: I was sent this picture by Chris from ARCH; you’ll notice that his shoes feature an extra sticker on the insole and the pair that I have ( purchased from DTLR) doesn’t have the sticker. Both are authentic pairs, I just wanted to point that out to avoid any confusion

 

There you have it folks, as soon as I come across additional nuances, I’ll update the post. You can purchase legitimate pairs from the featured eBay sellers in the listings below

You can also purchase them via StockX-CLICK HERE

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$214.99
End Date: Sunday Jun-9-2019 8:56:58 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $214.99
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$269.99
End Date: Saturday Jun-8-2019 14:28:24 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $269.99
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tayib salami

My Name is Tayib Salami and I'm the founder of Housakicks. I'm part of the AHN network dedicated to providing our audience with more in depth information on sneakers . I have spent a lot of time writing projections on sneakers as far as the retail market is concerned. I also educate my audience on ways to identify fake/ replica sneakers. The AHN network covers a variety of sneaker related topics
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