I'd like to point bout that the seller has not made any reference to the items as being old. Personally I can't understand why they bother, there's hours of lacing work here.
The hachi has a reproduction tetsu bowl, apart from that all the lames are resin fibreglass.
Look out for the common denominators.
- Printed leather is bright white and flat - Fukurin are basic and often badly cut at the edges - Kanamono badly fetted, casting is medium quality not injected or spun - Resin has heat warping and air bubbles in tight areas and points