How to spot a fake Arsenal 2015/16 home shirt

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Introduction

There are lots of Arsenal 2015/16 shirts for sale on eBay, and around the web, even though they haven't been out very long.  Looking for a bargain, I've purchased 2, both of which turned out to be fakes.  At a glance they were OK, but if you know what to look for, it is very obvious what is genuine & what is not.  (I'm satisfied that both sellers made a genuine mistake...I received full refunds & apologies.)
You can see from the first picture that there are no logos in the bottom of the shirt. The second one shows the neck tag
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You can see from the first picture that there are no logos in the bottom of the shirt. The second one shows the neck tag
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You can see from the first picture that there are no logos in the bottom of the shirt. The second one shows the neck tag

Fake shirt 1

Fit not good
No 'drycell' logo bottom left
No 'authentic product' tag bottom right
Made in Thailand (real ones are made in Georgia)
Cardboard swing tag says 2014/15
No spare button included
Puma cats printed (on real shirts they are embroidered)
Club badge printed (on a real shirt it is a PU heat-transferred badge)
Incorrect spacing of buttons on placket (real ones have 2 close together near top, then one further down; on this one they were evenly spaced)
No 'stripe' design on material (there should be a subtle 'self-stripe' pattern in the material; this one was all the same colour)

Fake shirt 2

Made in Thailand (Actually spelt 'Thailande' on neck label)
Cardboard swing tag says 2014/15
Club badge incorrect (background not shiny, letters & cannon not in 3d rubberised material)
Lots of threads left hanging from stitching
Buttons poorly made
Neck tag; fake badge; wrong year tag; poorly-made button & hanging threads
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Neck tag; fake badge; wrong year tag; poorly-made button & hanging threads
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Neck tag; fake badge; wrong year tag; poorly-made button & hanging threads
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Neck tag; fake badge; wrong year tag; poorly-made button & hanging threads
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Neck tag; fake badge; wrong year tag; poorly-made button & hanging threads

Conclusion

Obviously the 2nd shirt is a much better copy than the first, and I imagine they will get better still as the fakers improve their processes.  But the thing to remember is - if it sounds too good to be true, it usually is!!

Best of luck folks...and COME ON YOU GUNNERS! :)
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Genuine badge

This is what a genuine badge looks like 
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Genuine neck tag

This is a genuine neck tag
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