Dating levi denim jackets
Wrangler like Lee and Levi also produced colored jackets during this decade.
They produced colored jeans each time they produced a colored jacket.
One pair of 1947 Levi’s 501XX jeans are listed at ,750, with 11 offers made so far, and another stained pair of 'rare vintage Levi's' which feature a 'big letter "e" and hidden rivets' are listed for 9.
The seller notes: 'The Jeans are in vintage condition, they feel very old and brittle, I’m not sure if they could be worn without falling apart, but they are a great piece of Americana.' SO far four offers have been made.'People want to collect the size that they actually wear,' explains the website.
The “L” designation in this model stood for Lining which was used in this winter wear jacket.In place rivets were removed and the top buttons snapped like the ones on the sleeves.There were no changes in the back with the rubber sharrings and box pleats and eventually adjustment belts were added.The jacket featured vents on the back of the shoulder seams that were held in place by elastic strips sewn on the inside of the jackets.The design also included backstraps with buckles on the outside of the jackets.
These tabs first appeared in 1936, with the word 'LEVI’S' stitched in capital letters - but by 1971, only the letter 'L' was capitalized.