Vintage 50's Big E Selvedge Levi's Blue 501 Distressed Jeans - W35 L28
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With a rich heritage and superb reputation which has developed from over a decade, Levis are a denim brand well known for their quality and development. With a sense of ethics and a focus on the long lasting quality of the products being produced, Levis has encouraged people to do what you're doing right now, keeping it vintage! They boast that Levis are something to make your own and that there strong emphasis on longevity means old Levis are just as good as new.
This particular pair are plucked from the 1950's and stand as a rare and collectable garment. The denim is treated to give a lived in effect from the word go, meaning that additional wear is always welcomed. The red flag and leather tag are sadly absent from this pair, but other identifying marks are still present.
The 'Double X' as it is known feature on this pair, introduced in 1936, this concealed rivet can only be seen from the inside of the jeans, a clear indicator of value. The inside facing buttons, used for attaching suspenders also show the age and rarity of this apparel classic. Sliver toned button fasten the fly, something the 501s are known for. Finally tan top stitching decorates the seams.
This pair of old blues have a considerable amount of wear, mainly in the fraying of edges such as pockets hems, stitching is loose of jolted in areas and light stains appear over the surface of the fabric.
|Waist - (inches)||35|
|Inside Leg - (inches)||28|