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..
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..
1900 Levi’s Type I Jacket introduced in the early 1900’s with LOT 506XX (added later as 501 was the first LOT number), a detail was the cinch-back, called “clinchers” with a silver buckle, later replaced with bronze. Reads more..
Pocket labels (Labeling) or label is most often a cardboard placed on the back pocket of a jean (usually right) attached to the purpose of communicating LOT number, style, size, washes, etc. and in addition used as a blank canvas for brand communication as logos and slogans.