Kaws Authenticity

Kaws 5yl glow in the dark bootlegs have officially been caught in the wild so i advise buyers to beware when buying one. I have came across one of these bootlegs and will show you what to look for when purchasing an authentic Kaws toy.

Notice the size. the Fake is slightly smaller and a little crooked. Also the quality of vinyl is slightly transparent compared to the authentic version.

Notice the size. the Fake is slightly smaller and a little crooked. Also the quality of vinyl is slightly transparent compared to the authentic version.

There is a clearly visible ring around the fakes neck. The authentic version is smooth

There is a clearly visible ring around the fakes neck. The authentic version is smooth

The smooth neck line on the authentic version.

The smooth neck line on the authentic version.

Tried to make this clear enough. This shows the visible ring around the neck tilting the head.

Tried to make this clear enough. This shows the visible ring around the neck tilting the head.

The gloves of the fake versions the ring around the glove is slightly thinner than the authentic version, and visibly uneven.

The gloves of the fake versions the ring around the glove is slightly thinner than the authentic version, and visibly uneven.

The eyes are not a dead giveaway. the authentic seems more painted on than the fake versions look more stamped.

The eyes are not a dead giveaway. the authentic seems more painted on than the fake versions look more stamped.

eyes look very similar but a lot smoother, almost stamped on.

eyes look very similar but a lot smoother, almost stamped on.

Hopefully your next kaws purchase will be a smooth one. Look at your product before you buy. Even reputable stores have been fooled. Authentic kaws toys have an unmatched quality, They are smoother and better produced than others.