It's a Fake, no other way about it. All fonts are diff from real to the repop, I see it clearly. If you have a real one on hand you will notice another difference that images dont show. -The weight- real are super light, I'm sure yours is heavy I , as much as the next guy am always looking and hoping for a new discovery, in this case it's just not so. As an aside...your letter from H-D is Not an authentication of your badge as a real authentic, its your interpretation of the letter. Read post by Bike again, exactly spot on.