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..
An antique effect means that denim finish is achieved by sanding, washing and by hand making new jeans look aged. Due to ring spun yarn personality the surface is never without irregularities, sometimes these small details make the denim look almost vintage. read more..
Lee Mercantile Company was founded by Henry David Lee. In 1889, they opened the garment factory in Salina, Kansas, producing dungarees and jackets. In 1913, the Union-All work jumpsuits was created, followed by the first-ever “Overall” in 1920 – laying the foundation for Lee’s early growth. Read more..
Red lines are a term used by collectors to determinate jeans made before 1986, which have a red line running up the seam.