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  1. stroked250

    stroked250 Oakley Beginner

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    I am new to the forum and getting back into the Frogskin game; thanks in advance for your help, this is a great forum!

    My Frogskins have metal hinges, Oakley printed on the outside arm, frogskins(tm) on the inside of the arm. I do not see Japan written on them. Is this normal?

    I also have the original box; how do I know it is authentic? Do people fake the box too. I found these on 7/15/2015 and they have never been worn! Brand new! :)

    Thank you again,
    Kevin
     
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  2. Frogskins

    Frogskins Oakley Expert

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    It's hard to answer your question without pictures ...

    Normally I would say it's fine, as the word Japan usually rubs off over time.

    However, it they are new and unworn as you say, the word Japan should be there ...
     
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  3. Lexkempo

    Lexkempo Frog Fanatic

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    The 'Japan' should be engraved/carved in the right ear stem ... I've seen pairs that are better than others ...

    The word can appear used and fade with time but I somehow doubt it will completely disappear, ESPECIALLY if it's NIB ...

    It that pair is genuine, either it's a DE pair that missed getting its stamp if he's lying to you...
     
  4. stroked250

    stroked250 Oakley Beginner

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    I will post some photos. Interesting that I have found 2 other original 1st gens and they are also without the Japan label. One pair is also nearly never worn so I can't imagine it wore off
     
  5. Lexkempo

    Lexkempo Frog Fanatic

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    You learn something new everyday... I thought they all had 'Japan' stamp...

    @tmsnewberry @Romeo Van Frogskinstein

    If y'all still lurk... Thoughts?
     
  6. stroked250

    stroked250 Oakley Beginner

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    So much for the photos! Left the Froggies on top of the wife's Jeep and she drove away! Doh!!
     
  7. Lexkempo

    Lexkempo Frog Fanatic

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    That's horribly inconvenient