Levi’s Strauss Type III. In 1960, Levi Strauss introduced a radically new version of the Type II jackets with the LOT number 557XX, by most people known as the trucker jacket. The most significant difference visually; narrower and pointy front pockets, seams go from the pockets and down.
Buddy Lee was introduced in 1920 by denim brand Lee and is a ceramic doll wearing Lee’s overalls.
Selvedge denim is a term used to describe the old 28 29 inch shuttle looms produced denim where selvedge closed.
Slub yarn is a spun purposely to look irregular in shape length and diameter. Usually, slub yarns are very regular in repeat and size. Slub refers to thick or heavy places in the thread.
The red 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.
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.
Big E, to collectors, Levi’s 501’s made before 1971, which have a capital E in the word Levi’s on the red pocket tab.