Having doubts about the authenticity of a pair of Jordan 3 Retro OG Black Cement 2018 and need a legit check? Follow this resourceful guide full of photos, videos, and notable differences that will help you determine whether a pair is 100% authentic or fake.
Here is a photo of a 100% authentic pair of Jordan 3 OG Black Cement 2018. This pair was purchased on Nike.com
Here is a photo of the box. Take a close look at the fonts and boldness. It should read:
AIR JORDAN 3 RETRO OG
BLACK/FIRE RED-CEMENT GREY NOIR/ GRIS CIMENT/ROUGE FEU
Suggested Retail: $200
Here is a closeup of the side of the elephant print on the side of the sneaker. There should be 1 line of stitching with a small space on the top. Also, the air bubble is white.
Here are a couple pictures of the toe box. There are 2 rows of stitching on the elephant print on the toe and another 2 rows of stitching on the toe. Fakes are known to have bad stitching and spacing
Here is a closeup of the Jumpman on the tongue. There should be a small red part of the tongue showing on top of the grey leather
Here is a photo of the Nike Air on the back heel tab. There are 5 layered rows on top, Make sure the KE on NIKE are connected. N and I are not connected.
Here is a photo of the size tag. Please keep in mind production dates and the factory codes can be different. On this pair the dates read 09/26/17 and style code is 854262-001. Also, the Nike Factory code is LN3 on this pair.
Nike Air is written in black on the red insoles
Here is a photo of the bottom of the sneakers. The stars closer to the toe are much more defined and have 5 points. There should be a red circle with evenly spaced red circles around.
The Nike Air Hangtag was attached to the left sneaker on the top eyelet
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