Watch out for counterfeit Apple Leather Cases

Discussion in 'iPhone Accessories' started by Jazper, Dec 7, 2014.

  1. Jazper macrumors 6502a

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    Bought a 'genuine' Apple leather case on ebay, was suspicious of it being a fake due to the price but as the seller had high feedback I went for it.

    It arrived today, it's pretty convincing, but has a chemical smell and the apple logo imprint isn't as defined as the real cases - also it doesn't have a microfiber interior.

    Also the return address for the case is a Chinese address.

    Anyway, watch out for fake cases since they're circulating around now.
     
  2. maflynn Moderator

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    Its always been buyer beware on ebay. If you want to make sure you don't get a counterfeit then don't buy on ebay, but go to apple.
     
  3. Jazper thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    True that. I've always used ebay and never had a problem I just stupidly didn't check out the seller properly. It's not a problem though I'll easily get my money back. I just thought I'd make everyone aware. :p
     
  4. luckystriked macrumors regular

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  5. Gaven macrumors member

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    Would also be happy to know if anyone managed to bought those OEM versions of the apple leather case and happy with their purchase
     
  6. Jazper thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Do you mean off ebay or in general?

    I love my genuine apple leather case.
     

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