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Fake or Real (Authentic, Genuine, etc.) -- Official Authentication Thread

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I have been trying to date this jacket based on the pictures for about 2 hours now. Started to think it might be fake, but my levis/denim knowledge is limited. I could really use your help. It looks old, maybe 50-60s ish, but I am not sure.
 

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I have been trying to date this jacket based on the pictures for about 2 hours now. Started to think it might be fake, but my levis/denim knowledge is limited. I could really use your help. It looks old, maybe 50-60s ish, but I am not sure.
It’s got the small e label so it’s 1971 or later for sure.
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It’s got the small e label so it’s 1971 or later for sure.
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I think so too, but it has that "type 2" style, which is older. So I thought it might either be a re-issue post 1971 or literally just a fake. Could become my first ever denim jacket, so I am trying to gather as much info about it as possible
 

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Thats a good point didnt think about it lile that! And they became a dependant colony of britain but didnt totally split untill 1997, so its ver
If they want to fake it no one would use "Royal Crown Colony of Hong Kong". All the fakes would say Italy, UK, France, or the USA (older Polo Ralph Lauren fakes)

It looks like an early to mid 90s piece. Handover back to China for Hong Kong took place in 1997.
Thats a good point had not thought about that!! And yeah i would guess 90's era aswell
 

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I recently bought this LV scarf and I’m not sure if it’s real or not. Can someone help me?
 

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Hi - I just purchased these pair of Tod's on eBay and suspect they are fake. Please see photos attached. Can someone please confirm?

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they look legit to me. What’s your objection/concern?

By the way, perhaps something is lost in translation but it makes no sense to say you just bought something on eBay and suspect it’s a fake.
 

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Hi - I just purchased these pair of Tod's on eBay and suspect they are fake. Please see photos attached. Can someone please confirm?

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Legit. The quality of Tods has really gone down hill the last few years
 

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Dear all,
what do you think about the denim below ?
Personnally I've never seen this kind of tags before.

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as seen in photo 76
That’s not uncommon and I’ve seen that sole before.

The last pair of Tod’s I purchased was about a year ago. I noted no decline in quality. They’ve certainly expanded their line up so I can’t speak to everything they make.
 

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Hey all, last three days i have been searching some fine suit on ebay. From 300 I searched i picked four candidates, first is said to be Samuelsohn brand, second one Burberry, third one Ermenegildo Zegna Trofeo and last one Brooks Brothers 1818. However I am a bit sceptical about authentication since it will be first time i will buy suit on ebay. Could someone tell me if some is really legit suit with that brand?
To add something to that, the first suit is from seller with 4,5k ratings (99,3%), second and fourth from seller with 26,5k ratings (98,3%) and third from seller with 25,9k ratings (99%). Suit 1, 3 and 4 are having refund policy, the secons doesn't. Still, I would like to be sure before buying. Also it's worth mentioning that Brooks Brothers 1818 suit is declared to be fully canvassed but when I was looking information I read that this line is only half canvassed. Thank you in advance.
 
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