How do I know if my Canon lens is original?
The simplest way to find the serial number is to inspect your camera and lenses. Its almost certainly printed, stamped, or engraved on them. On your camera, youll most likely find a small sticker on the bottom near the tripod mount. This displays manufacturing information, as well as the serial number.
How can you tell fake lenses?
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Do Canon lenses have serial numbers?
Traditionally, we used the date code to determine the age of a Canon lens. However, starting in 2008 with the Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens, Canon has transitioned away from date code inclusion and to a longer 10-digit lens serial number. We loved the date code because it made aging a lens easy.
Are there fake lenses?
There is NO FAKE lens, there is only water good lens, or gray market lens those are refurbished or smuggle from another countries
Are there counterfeit Canon lenses?
Yeah. Thats not a thing. There are grey market lenses, but those are 100% real Canon lemses; just not intended to be retailed in the US because they were wholesaled out to dealers under different terms than Canon intends for the U.S. market. There are counterfeit camera batteries, though.
Where do I find the serial number on my Canon lens?
EF LensesStamped on the side of the lens barrel.Stamped in black on either the plastic or metal area of the electronic mount.
How do I know if my Sony camera is real?
The serial number can be found on the bottom of the camera, in the bar code on the original box or on the original invoice or receipt. On the original invoice or receipt: The product invoice or receipt may have the serial number of the camera.
How do I know if my Canon lens is GREY market?
A grey market lens simply means Canon didnt import the lens and it does not carry a US warranty; usually the dealer handles the warranty claims. The only way to know for sure is to contact Canon with the serial number and ask them if its a USA copy.
What is a white box Canon lens?
White box just means they dont have an original retail box, but you dont neceesarily know why they dont have an original retail box. But splitting the kit into a body-only sale and lens-only sale is one of the most common reasons why they dont have an original retail box.
Do real Ray-Bans say Made in Italy?
All Ray-Ban products are made in Italy. However, Luxottica, Ray-Ban manufacturer, has its factories both in China and Italy. Although the majority of production is based in Italy, a few models are still manufactured in China exclusively, or in both Italian and Chinese factories.
Are there fake Ray-Ban sunglasses?
Original Ray-Ban sunglasses will have RB etched onto the corner of the left lens to prove its authenticity. If the etching is missing, or a low quality or painted on the glasses will be fake. Other signs to spot a fake pair of Ray-Bans include the packaging and way in which they are boxed to ship.