How to spot fake Casio

Expert-made authentication guides showing you how to check a Casio watch. Select a guide and learn everything about verifying whether your Casio watch is fake or real.

3 quickest ways to spot fake Casio

1. Packaging

Authentic G-Shock:

  • The authentic G-Shock comes with its aluminum case encased in a cardboard box.

Fake Casio G-Shock:

  • Many fake Casio G-Shock watches do not include an aluminum case or cardboard box in their packaging.
  • Fakes often come without any packaging.

2. Clasp

Fake Casio G-Shock:

  • The fake clasp is missing the inscription that is present on the genuine item.
  • The “CASIO” text is not engraved on the inner side of the metal clasp of the fake watch.

3. Lume

Authentic Casio G-Shock:

  • The authentic watch has its hours and minute hands lit, as they were properly charged and shining in the dark.

Fake Casio G-Shock:

  • The replica watch lacks the lume effect entirely.
  • On the fake watch, this feature is completely missing.
  • Charging the fake watch, as shown in the image, won’t result in it lighting and shining in the dark.

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