Fake Bose In Ear Headphones/Earphones [Plastic Packs]

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[Plastic Pack] Bose In Ear (IE) Triport Headphones/Earphones

There are 2 main styles of packaging for Bose Triport In Ear/IE Headphones/Earphones

The guide below shows how to identify fakes that comes in PLASTIC packs

Please click for our "Introduction to Identifying Fake Bose In Ear Headphones"

Please click for our "Guide to Identifying fake Bose In Ear Headphones in CARDBOARD Packs"

 

 

Cable & Connector

Most Bose In Ear Headphones in plastic packs are newer versions

BUT PLEASE WATCH OUT FOR THE MANY FAKES IN PLASTIC PACKS

Very early versions had a solid black cable - all current versions have a black & white striped cable

COLOUR OF CABLE DOES NOT INDICATE IF HEADPHONES ARE FAKE

BLACK CABLE = OLDER, BUT COULD BE REAL OR FAKE

BLACK & WHITE CABLE = NEWER, BUT COULD BE REAL OR FAKE

All versions in a plastic pack should have the slim headphone connector - this is compatible with the original iPhone 2G, iPod Touch, iPhone 3G and almost every mp3/CD/DVD/laptop etc

 

Many of the fake Bose headphones in plastic packs have the same issue that makes them easy to spot...

 

First thing to check is the "hook hole" - designed for hanging on a rack in a shop...

 

On the genuine item, the hook hole is perfectly aligned and has an insert with the Bose logo

 

 

On these fakes, there is no Bose insert and the hole is much closer to the big Bose logo than it should be

 

On these fakes, there's a dodgy insert in the hole - but the whole thing is still off-centre and cuts into the big Bose logo

You can also check the way the pack is sealed around the edges... on fake packs the seal is slightly ridged/uneven... on the genuine item the seal is completely smooth to the touch

 

 

 

The only way to be sure of a genuine Bose headphones is to buy from a Bose dealer or a reputable seller with a history of selling 100% genuine items

 

 

COULD BE GENUINE OR FAKE -->

 

COULD BE OLD OR FAKE -->

 

 

If we have missed anything out or made any mistakes,
please send an eBay message and we will correct it/update the guide

 

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We are an eBay UK Powerseller and have previously sold authentic Bose In Ear Triport headphones on eBay.co.uk under the seller ID: mobilez


THIS GUIDE WAS WRITTEN IN 2007

- AND HAS HARDLY BEEN UPDATED SINCE 2009...


FOR MORE UP TO DATE INFO ON FAKES PLEASE SEE

http://xellentek.com/Headphones/Headphones/Headphones/Boseinear.html


PLEASE NOTE WE HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH THE SITE ABOVE - IT WAS SUGGESTED BY A CUSTOMER


Please see Mobilez' feedback for reassurance that we are reputable sellers and that this is a genuine guide

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