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Help With Ray Ban Authenticity

Postby xiuxiuejar on Wed Jan 30, 2013 5:36 pm

Hi, I'd like help with Ray Ban authenticity.

I have a pair of 5280 2012 and the seller states that these glasses are made in Italy. I am doubting that information and therefore the authenticity of my glasses.

Inside the right arm, is Ray Ban T. What does the T stand for? and then there are the CE marks. On the other side, I have the measurements RB5280 2012 53 16 140. On the bridge is also lightly embossed 53 16 (I think). And I have the Ray Ban logo on each side of the outer frame and on the left end.

Are they genuine and are they made in China is my question. I'm not sure what I'd be more upset about, the fact thay were made in China or the fact that the seller has misled me. I happily buy products from China every day but I hate being misled!

Thanks for your time.
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Re: Help With Ray Ban Authenticity

Postby larumd on Thu Jan 31, 2013 1:47 pm

Thank you for the post. I want to respond very carefully. The retailer may not have misled you. I have spoke to many a representative and executives at Ray-Ban about this inquiry. Ray-Ban owns productions facilities in various places around the world. The models are not location specific. The RX5280 is made at both locations. Therefore there is no way of telling which country your glasses will be stamped with. Any Ray-Ban factory in any country has top of the line equipment that meets and exceeds Ray-Ban's standards.

To answer your question they sound 100% authentic. The "T" is just coding for the frame. I hope this helps.
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