Lee Jeans. Henry David Lee founded Lee Mercantile Company. In 1889, they opened the garment factory in Salina, Kansas, producing dungarees and jackets. In 1913, the Union-All work jumpsuits created, followed by the first-ever “Overall” in 1920 – laying the foundation for Lee’s early growth.
Levi’s Vintage Clothing (LVC) is replicas of their most iconic jeans and historically significant garments from the past. It is more than 120 years since Levi Strauss introduced the first and the original denim jeans and due to incredible interest for Levi Strauss & Co.
Selvedge denim is a term used to describe the old 28 29 inch shuttle looms produced denim where selvedge closed.
Red line is a term used by collectors to determinate jeans made before 1986, which have a red line running up the seam.
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.
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.
Antique jeans effect means the denim finish achieved by sanding, washing and hand-making new jeans look aged.