Guides for Dating Vintage Nike Shoes

Nike shoes are very popular and there are also some people searching and collecting valuable Nike items. However, there are many things that you must learn before doing collection. For example, you should learn to tell the real ones from the fake ones. And you should also know the making date by judging from the styles of the shoes. This following are some guides for you.

Firstly, you may find some information from the fabric tag. Most of the times, you can find the fabric tag in the Nike shoes. The tag is often made of woven so that it will not be washed out easily. Then, you may see several numbers which indicate the detailed information of the shoes. You may write down these numbers and try to find out the size number, color number and style number and so on.

Secondly, you should check the release date. More often, the release date is under the making location. The front numbers show the year when the shoes are produced. For example, the first two numbers of the release number are zero and three, and then the shoes were produced in 2003. If the first two numbers are nine and eight, and then the shoes were produced in 1998.

The last but not least, you may find the accurate date by the indication of the release numbers. You should search the last line numbers and then you will find the actual date under the code. More often, the last two numbers indicate the production year. If you cannot find the tag, you may seek help from the internet where you will find the release date for the style you are going to collect.