Ray Ban sunglasses identification – Authentic Ray ban sunglasses VS Imitation Ray ban sunglasses

1)      Packaging

Authentic Ray Ban Sunglasses:

–      Box should felt like a velvet box, flat with a side that seal of “PVCN”

Imitation Ray Ban Sunglasses:

–      Mimeographed paper box that you’ll feel too smooth, no texture and the color is not correct. The Ray Ban red logo does not centered.


2)      Glasses casing

Authentic Ray Ban Sunglasses:

–      They should have the standard Ray Ban stamping outside and the bright red lining inside the casing. There will be no bubble formation inside or out.

Imitation Ray Ban Sunglasses:

–      You can see bubble formation, the standard Ray ban stamping color would be brown, yellow or some even khaki color. Their Italian printed wrong and sometime you can even see Pin yin


3)       The Glasses cleaning cloth

Authentic Ray Ban Sunglasses:

–      The cleaning cloth should silk and it should be grey in color and square in shape with an independent plastic bag and a rectangular red Ray ban logo on it.

 Imitation Ray Ban Sunglasses:

–      The cleaning cloth with white, pink, yellow etc.


4)      Manual Book

Authentic Ray Ban Sunglasses:

–      21 languages printed in the manual book and there will be this “printed in Italy by Grafiche Bronca” word

Imitation Ray Ban Sunglasses:

–      No manual book. Only 1 language is printed in the manual book or they are using normal A4 paper to create the manual book

 5)      Foil

Check the glittering of the stamping. All Ray ban glasses should have a stamping foil and the round and rectangular foil should be represent that the glasses is with polarized lens. A much simple way to identify is take out and check the foil behind. It should be the silver gray aluminum color and it’s not black or dark brown color.

6)      Nose pad

They use to have Ray ban printed on the nose pad but Ray ban had already change it to a white metal and engraved the RB word now (Except for the old modals)

7)      The glasses arm

This is the easiest way to identify the authentic or imitation of the Ray Ban sunglasses. The authentic Ray ban sunglasses information should be carved on the arms and not printed. RB 3025 is the most easiest to indentify as the arms of the glasses is so thin that the imitation usually can’t print the words nor the correct words in a fine smooth fonts

 8)      The bridge of the both lenses


9)      The Glasses Lens

The color of the lens should not fade away easily or change of color even under long period of sunrays. They are really durable.  The authentic ray ban glasses lens can keep your eyes cool, protect your eyes form UV rays and provides clarity. The imitation Ray ban sunglasses normally use plastic lens or lenses that the color would fade away easily. These bad lenses might cause dizziness, headache and sometime might feel like vomitting.


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