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Classic Lishi Vs. Original Lishi

Posted by Charles Penn on

Classic Lishi Vs. Original Lishi

“Original Lishi” is, as far as I know, a locksmith tools trademark registered by someone from outside China, it’s just another of Mr. Li’s distributors, but they work much further with Mr. Li.“Original Lishi” doesn’t disclosure where they’re from, their contact information, but I am certain that their website is not operated and run by Mr. Li, it’s not the “official” website either.The products sold by “Original Lishi” is truly designed and manufactured by Mr. Li in his factory in Qinghuangdao, Hebei, China, with their own packing (or without, I am not sure), and a so-called verification sticker.The tools sold...

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Classic Lishi Vs. Genuine Lishi

Posted by Charles Penn on

Classic Lishi Vs. Genuine Lishi

Classic Lishi is just Mr. Li’s original tools, the name is to distinguish from another similar brand — “Genuine Lishi”. Mr. Li, the designer, creator, inventor of all Lishi tools, has no relationship with European “Genuine Lishi” today. To be clear, Genuine Lishi is made by Mr. Li’s ex business partner Tradelocks (aka. UAP Limited) that essentially stole the concept from him and patented it state side or some nonsense. The ones with the logo of Mr. Li are the genuine ones. The ones with The Genuine Lishi logos are the knock-offs.Classic Lishi had an oval “Lishi” logo on each...

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