501 LOT number Levi’s jean. 1853 Levi Strauss arrives in San Francisco and opens a wholesale dry goods business, selling clothing, blankets, handkerchiefs, etc. to small general stores throughout the American West. 1871 Levi meet with tailor Jacob Davis, who invented a rivet to strengthen the corner of the pockets. Read more..
To collectors, Levi’s 501’s made before 1971, which have a capital E in the word Levi’s on the red pocket tab.
Buddy Lee was introduced in 1920 by denim brand Lee and is a ceramic doll wearing Lee’s overalls. The promotion grew in popularity, and later more garments, uniforms, etc. added. However, Lee stopped producing the doll in 1962. Read more..
In the 1960, Levi Strauss introduces a radically new version of the Type II jackets with the LOT number 557XX, by most people known as the trucker jacket. The most significantly difference visually; narrower and pointy front pockets, seams go from the pockets and down. Read more..
Read cast is the organic blue, which is also known as happy days, has a slightly reddish tint. It was used by Levi’s to make the Big E. The dying formula originally included some real corn syrup.