Nike Air Jordan 3 Fire Red

Learn how to spot fakes with a 14 step guide

Created 2015-05-24 ©goVerify, Inc.

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14 point

1. Profile

Learn how to spot fake Nike Air Jordan 3 Retro's with this detailed 14 point step-by-step guide by goVerify.

4. Box Label

Nike retail boxes feature a label on one side detailing 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: Do a Google image search for "Nike"+"style number" to check the colourway.

7. Jumpman Tag

Some new Jordan 3 Retro's come with a clear swingtag with embossed Jumpman and AIR logos. Check that the quality and finish is excellent and the Jumpman logo is correctly proportioned. Make sure the fingers and laces of the Jumpman are defined.

8. Jumpman Heel

New Jordan 3's feature an embossed Jumpman logo on the heel. Check the quality and finish of the logo, the edges will be sharp and neat. Check how well defined the Jumpman's fingers and shoe laces are.

Retail Box
Box Label
Inside Label
Insole Logo
Jumpman Tag
Jumpman Heel
Air Unit
Jumpman Tongue
Sole Pattern
Heel Stitching

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