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How to spot fake

Nike Air Jordan SC-3

in 25 steps

Created 2015-05-25
Modified 2017-08-03
© goVerify,Inc.


25 point

1. Profile

Learn how to spot fake Nike Air Jordan SC3's with this detailed 21 point step-by-step guide by goVerify.

4. Box Label

Nike retail boxes feature a label on one side detailing barcode, style name, size, color, country of manufacture and a style number. The style number is usually 9 digits long, the first 6 digits represent the style and the last 3 digits represent the colourway. Check that this style number matches the one located inside the shoe and on the sales receipt. Tip 1: Do a Google image search for "Nike"+"style number" to check the colourway. Tip 2: scan the barcode (even a photo of one) with a barcode scanner app, the exact product including size should be correct.

10. Heel Jumpman

Nike Air Jordan SC3's will have a Jumpman logo on the outstep of the upper, this Jumpman is a molded debossed figure. Make sure the fingers and shoe laces are well defined.

15. Ankle Inside

Nike Jordan SC3's have a ventilation panel within the ankle collar, make sure you can see the triangular shaped vent structure.

22. Toe Holes

The toe boxes of Air Jordan SC3's have a line of ventilation holes, check that the holes decrease in size uniformly. Make sure the holes are cut cleanly with no rough edges.


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