How can you tell if the pair of Nike Jordan 3's that you are about to buy online are genuine? Follow these 11 simple steps to verify the authenticity of your purchase. Always ask the seller to use the youVerify app prior to purchase. It's Smarter Selling & Safer Shopping.
Step 1: Shoe Box
New Nikes are boxed in a strong shoe box usually featuring the logo on the lid and side. Color and style of box varies 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.
Step 2: Box Label
Nike retail boxes feature a label on one side detailing style name, size, colour, country of manufacture and a style number. The style number is usually 9 digits long, check that it matches the style number located on the label located inside the shoe.
Step 3: Inside Label
Inside label details vary depending on year, country of manufacture and style. Check the style number, usually 9 digits, matches that found on the box. Check that the tail of the Q in FABRIQUE starts inside the circle. Check for any spelling errors and that the stitching is straight and neat.
Step 4: Jumpman Tag
New Jordan 3 Retro's come with a clear tag with embossed Jumpman and AIR logos. Check that the quality and finish is excellent and the Jumpman logo is correctly proportioned.
Step 5: Jumpman Heel
Step 6: Arch Support
"Nike Jordan 3's will have the Max Air Archsupport technology. Make sure the photo provided shows the Archsupport air cushion and that the air ""bubble"" is clear and of high quality."
Step 7: Tongue
Step 8: Tongue Logo
Step 9: Insole Logo
Step 10: Sole
Step 11: Download our App
We hope that this guide helps to educate you when identifying genuine Nike Jordan 3's. To prevent you from falling victim to counterfeit goods, always ask the seller to use the youVerify app prior to purchase.
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