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If it just doesnt feel right, dont buy it.
If its too good to be true, it probably is.
If you have a badge in mind that you want, do the research and know whats right and whats wrong.
Never be afraid to ask what the return policy is. If its not 100% money back guarantee for life dont buy.
If a dealer tells you he doesnt know if its original, it probably isnt.
Dont forget, a makers mark doesnt mean its original.
Dont be scared of whipping out a magnifying glass to look at a badge.
If it helps, make out a check list of what to look for.
Create you own reference book with your favorite articles, pictures, etc. Include a section on fakes.