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..
Cone Denim is one of the major suppliers of denim fabrics since 1891 formed out of the entrepreneurial spirit of brothers Moses and Cesar Cone and grounded in American heritage. Cone Mills has delivered the fabrics to Levi 501 jeans since the beginning of 19th century, a fabric called XX heavy denim. Read more..
The original denim fabric used by Levi’s for production of their 501 jeans. According to the legend, the name 501itself derived from the lot number of this fabric. Cone Mills South Carolina delivers XX denim and only to Levi Strauss. I Read more..