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How to spot fake

Nike Air Penny 2

in 22 steps

Created 2015-05-27
Modified 2015-05-27
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22 point

1. Profile

Learn how to spot fake Nike Air Penny 2's with this detailed 22 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.

8. Heel Loop

Nike Air Penny 2's will have a pull loop on the heel, make sure the weave of the tubular loop is tight and even. Check that the colour of the stitching is correct for the colourway, take note if there is an accent colour thread.

17. Tongue Strap

The tongue of Nike Air Max Penny 2's will have elasticated support straps joining the tongue to the insole. Make sure the straps are taught.

20. Carbon Support

Nike Air Penny 2's have a carbon fiber support structure in the midfoot region that runs just under the outsole. The bumpy checkerboard texture of the carbon fiber can be seen when it catches the light.


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