I wouldn't worry about chinese counterfeit these days. Frequently chinese "fakes" are in fact the real thing, because the copy the real thing exactly, without permission, and to good quality. Of course there's still a lot of crap about too.
As for your MIG. As long as it works, it doesn't matter if it is fake. Does it?
MG TF 135 2003. Solar red, sports pack 2 (16” 11 spoke alloys,4 pot brakes), black leather pack, fog lights, head gasket/oil rail upgrade (preventative), cambelt/water pump changed 2012, s/s under floor pipes, glass rear screen, fsh, MOT, under 13,000 miles (one owner). Hardtop and full tonneau included. Currently SORN’d. £3,250 ovno.
My friend Colin Pascoe wishes to sell his project 1965 Gilbern GT - based on an MGB a 2+2 coupe with wire wheels and 4 speed gearbox, currently needing an engine and some interior trim. He is looking for offers in the region of £5,500. It can be viewed at Meopham in Kent by calling Colin on 01959 572570 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Excellent condition throughout very low genuine mileage 33k 1 previous lady owner,British racing green,has been stored in clean dry conditions and run once a month to keep everything ticking over,would suit an mgf enthusiast perfectly. £2100 Ono