Learn how to spot fake Nike Air Jordan 1 Shattered Backboards with this detailed 30 point step-by-step guide by goVerify.
Most, not all, Nike retail boxes feature a date code stamped inside the box. Take this opportunity to have a close up look at the Swoosh logo printed onto the inside of the box, make sure the printing is solid and sharp and that the typeface for the tiny registered R is correct.
Nike Air Jordan 1 Shattered Backboards have a tab on the heel. Check that this tab folds over and under the cream panel beneath it, make sure there is a horizontal double stitchline that runs over this heel tab.
Nike Air Jordan 1 Shattered Backboards have an embroidered Nike Air logo on the tongue. Make sure the stitching is tight and neat. Check that the E of Nike is joined to the Swoosh and that the typeface used is correct.
It's not easy to see but the black upper has a shine to it, if you catch the upper at the right angle small flecks (dots) will sparkle under bright light.