charger77

The Big Ol' Counterfeit Jersey Thread

Recommended Posts

Hi Guys; I was hoping somebody could help me out with an early 90s NBA jersey...

Back in the early to mid 90;s, Starter NBA jerseys were a huge trend in Australia (and the satin jackets, to a lesser extent). Was Starter a legitimate manufacturer of the lower end NBA jerseys? I know that Champion were making the screen printed jerseys in the mid-90s. Here is an image of something I'm watching on ebay, does it look legit?

Cheers

hornetsstarter.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi Guys; I was hoping somebody could help me out with an early 90s NBA jersey...

Back in the early to mid 90;s, Starter NBA jerseys were a huge trend in Australia (and the satin jackets, to a lesser extent). Was Starter a legitimate manufacturer of the lower end NBA jerseys? I know that Champion were making the screen printed jerseys in the mid-90s. Here is an image of something I'm watching on ebay, does it look legit?

Cheers

hornetsstarter.jpg

I'm not 100% sure because I'm on my tablet right now but those pinstripes look awfl thick. Again, I don't know for sure.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi Guys; I was hoping somebody could help me out with an early 90s NBA jersey...

Back in the early to mid 90;s, Starter NBA jerseys were a huge trend in Australia (and the satin jackets, to a lesser extent). Was Starter a legitimate manufacturer of the lower end NBA jerseys? I know that Champion were making the screen printed jerseys in the mid-90s. Here is an image of something I'm watching on ebay, does it look legit?

Cheers

hornetsstarter.jpg

I'm not 100% sure because I'm on my tablet right now but those pinstripes look awfl thick. Again, I don't know for sure.

I'll add one other thing; these were basically like the equivilant of Swingmans today - they were at a lower price point, and none of them had the players name on the back - jerseys with players names on the back were twice as expensive. I was so young during this period; I can't really remember much - but I believe these were available at retail stores. But from a few google searches, I'm having trouble finding much info about Starter and NBA jerseys. It's possible that a wave of fake Starter NBA jerseys hit Australia but I was too young and naive to be aware of this at the time.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi Guys; I was hoping somebody could help me out with an early 90s NBA jersey...

Back in the early to mid 90;s, Starter NBA jerseys were a huge trend in Australia (and the satin jackets, to a lesser extent). Was Starter a legitimate manufacturer of the lower end NBA jerseys? I know that Champion were making the screen printed jerseys in the mid-90s. Here is an image of something I'm watching on ebay, does it look legit?

Cheers

hornetsstarter.jpg

Real or fake, that looks like crap and nothing like what the Hornets wore.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I remember getting a jersey from there 10 years, and it was fine(Deutscher eishockey bund).

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Trusted or not?

Hockey Giant

Legit...I buy gear from them

And they have Mooterus for $25!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi Guys; I was hoping somebody could help me out with an early 90s NBA jersey...

Back in the early to mid 90;s, Starter NBA jerseys were a huge trend in Australia (and the satin jackets, to a lesser extent). Was Starter a legitimate manufacturer of the lower end NBA jerseys? I know that Champion were making the screen printed jerseys in the mid-90s. Here is an image of something I'm watching on ebay, does it look legit?

Cheers

hornetsstarter.jpg

Starter didn't start making NBA unis until the late 90's - I think it was 1998. That Hornets jersey is a definate fake - it looks like it was made based on a vague description of an actual jersey...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Trusted or not?

Hockey Giant

Legit...I buy gear from them

And they have Mooterus for $25!

They also have the old Might Ducks teal jersey (not the Wild Wing)... in toddler size

I might just get it to hang up in my room or something.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Trusted or not?

Hockey Giant

Legit...I buy gear from them

And they have Mooterus for $25!

That's why I was asking about the site tbh.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Looks fake to me and has the token china fake price tag.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I don't know I couldn't find a size anywhere.

Could be legit, I have a Sand-Knit home version of that jersey and the star's freakin' enormous, much bigger than it looked on the actual unis.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.