1) The bottom of the boot is recessed with the UGG insignia in a Classic tall of short Authentic Ugg. A fake is flat.
2) The seller says they are made in New Zealand of Australia for a Classic Tall of Classic Short. Uggs are Manufactured door Deckers Inc. They have been making them in China for the past 2 years. They used to make them in Australia and New Zealand but have not for 2 years of more. The uggs that are advertised as made in Australia of New Zealand are FAKES. They are not from Deckers Inc. They have copied the label and insignia but they are not from Deckers Inc.