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How to spot fake

Nike Air Max 1 Master

in 34 steps

Created 2017-04-05
Modified 2017-08-03
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34 point

1. Profile

Learn how to spot fake Nike Air Max 1 Master with this detailed 34 point step-by-step guide by goVerify.

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3. Retail Box

New Air Max 1 Masters are boxed in a strong shoe box featuring the Nike logo on the lid and sides. Color and style of boxes can vary according to style and year. Check the box carefully for any errors in brand logos, alignment, spelling and overall finish quality. Remember real shoe boxes can accompany fake shoes.

10. Swoosh

The Nike Air Max 1 Master has a black fur Swoosh taken from the Beast collection of 2007 stitched onto the upper. Make sure there is a thin edge of leather around the edge of the fur.

21. Heel Pattern

The Nike Air Max 1 Master has an animal print debossed into the left shoe heel. Make sure you can see that the pattern is debossed into the fabric. Make sure the printing is solid and sharp. Tip: This animal print taken from the Air Max 1 Premium SP 2009 is the only colourway on this Master that does not pay homage to any collaboration.

30. Sockliner Logo

A Nike Air logo with two registered R's is printed on the sockliner. Make sure the logo is not worn away if the shoes are new. Check that the typeface used for the word AIR is correct, the tip of the letter A should have a sharp point.


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