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Yonex Authorised Distributor, possibly selling counterfiet products?!?

Discussion in 'Clothing & Footwear' started by Dave "sparkey", Aug 20, 2009.

  1. Dave "sparkey"

    Dave "sparkey" Regular Member

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    Hi,
    I was selling 2 yonex t-shirts on ebay, that i honestly bought from an authorised yonex distributor, the t-shirts are W7811 and W7831. They are from the 2008-2009 brochure.

    http://www.mauricerobinsonsports.com/Admin/pics/W7811.jpg
    the W7831 is a white version of the same shirt.

    Some fella asked me if they had 'serial numbers' on a label, either near the hem or on the side.

    Now, these shirts i am selling have NOT got these, and the fella came back with 'They are fakes'!

    What i dont understand is, if they are, why would this local distributor risk in selling counterfiet goods??

    Has anyone else had this sort of confusion before?? because im lost
     
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    i didnt think that the closthing had any serial nubers on and as far as i know mauricerobinsonsports is an authorised legitimate yonex dealer in the uk
     
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    coz most newibes thinks they r instant expert in product identificatin from things told by friends, not by researching or reading BF;)
     
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    fakes in yonex t-shirts? ahaha.
     
  5. Dave "sparkey"

    Dave "sparkey" Regular Member

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    I used the pic as an illustration example, i didn't get it from them, but a distributor near me thats listed on yonex's uk website, i cant directly name them on here just incase ive opened up a can of worms
     
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    Dave "sparkey" Regular Member

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    so should i ask the bloke where he heard that from? see what he comes up with?
     
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    Yeah, there are fake yonex clothing out there.

    Yeah you should ask. I bought a Yonex dry shirt and it has a sunrise sticker and all, with model no. and a barcode with numbers and letters. Not sure whether that's the store's barcode or Yonex's since it's a sticker.
     
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    Er.. I thought the shirt tags only had the shirt model? There isn't a serial number on the shirt itself? Hmm.
     
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    sure, it would make a interesting story;)
     
  11. Dave "sparkey"

    Dave "sparkey" Regular Member

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    thats what i thought,

    i popped the question to the bloke and he just said 'its pretty standard on yonex items', that was it.
    what do people think?
     
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    ah standard on Yonex items? My Yonex grip don't got a serial number.
     
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    Dave "sparkey" Regular Member

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    niether did mine, do you reckon he is making a mountain out of a molehill??
     
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    if you know you bought it at an authorized store, then it must be real. don't mind him too much, he probably doesn't know crap.
     
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    yeah the guy doesn't know what he's talking about. especially with a statement like, "it's pretty standard on yonex items". i wouldn't be surprised if you tried selling him a racket and he claimed that it was a fake because there was no serial number on the racket cover. :p
     
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    Dave "sparkey" Regular Member

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    lol, he asked me if i bought them off of a particular person on ebay, he said that he bought a shirt from them, and said it was also fake.

    Do you reckon he'll be looking for a long time to find a 'genuine' shirt, with a label that doesn't exist?! lol bless him

    :p :D
     

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