Jump to content

Dry

member
  • Content Count

    248
  • Joined

  • Last visited

  • Days Won

    1
  • Feedback

    N/A

Dry last won the day on June 27 2018

Dry had the most liked content!

Community Reputation

445 making progress

About Dry

  • Rank
    super

Profile Information

  • Gender
    male
  • denim
    addict
  • t-shirt
    medium

Recent Profile Visitors

3,107 profile views
  1. Dry

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    No inside tags in those days @vIGGiou riou. There is a stamp on 1 of the pockets.
  2. Dry

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    £1,300. Would have liked a 36 inch leg but they don't come up often like this. The inside bit of 1 of the rivets is missing but the outside bit is there. Thinking about taking a silver inside bit from another pair and gluing it on.
  3. Dry

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    Some nice detail on these Big Es that I picked up. Not worn very much at all - very slight wear on the seam between the thighs and slight evidence of cuffing.
  4. Dry

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    The chunkiness of the zip pull (on my Superdry Travis skinny stretch jeans) so reminds me of the Scovill zip pull on my first pair of Levis.
  5. Dry

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    I got my 1975s in February or March 2018. They are 16 on the button. Curiously they have selvedge on the coin pocket. There is a lot of twist. There are characteristic flaws in the denim - see right rear pocket. Sadly I can no longer access EBay purchase history from 2018 so have no pics deadstock with flashers etc (I could dig out the flashers if anyone is interested).
  6. Dry

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    Yes, they fit fine W32 L36. They were BNWT but I wore them for a while and still wear them sometimes when the mood takes me. I will get them out in the next day or so. I have posted pics of them on here: Levi's Vintage Clothing - Page 728 - superdenim - superfuture – supertalk . The patch started to come apart so I sewed it.
  7. Dry

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    I never have any problem with shrinkage. If they fit me raw, they fit after being washed having first been worn for a couple of months. Always machine washed, but always cool: cold or 30C (40C max) unless I want to shrink them. Interesting about the collector buying deadstock - when I die, I fear that my heirs will give my 188 item collection of BNWTs LVC jeans plus a few Type 1, 2 and 3s, some arced Fullcount jeans and Type 1 and 2 jackets, and my Ironhearts away to charity and will not cash in on their value. Also I have a few 1990s BNWT 501s Made in the USA and a large number of Levis and a few others which have been washed and worn, some faded but none ripped or torn. Who/where are the collectors? Do they buy off Ebay or is there a specialist forum? ...........having said all that, I did pay £700 for a pair of 555 1955s within the last year and £1,300 for a deadstock 1975 pair of 501s a few years ago.
  8. Dry

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    Thanks for the info and intro to Denimbro @Dr_Heech prefer the canvassy ones. Is there any difference in the fading characteristics?
  9. Dry

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    Hairy v Canvassy The top pair from September 1998 are hairy while the bottom pair from from August 1998 are more canvassy. Does anyone know the reason for this?
  10. Dry

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    I like the denim (from 1998), the quality of the finished product, the colour and the details. These are a once washed pair.
  11. Dry

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    These are the best in my opinion.
  12. Dry

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    In my opinion, the 1937 501XXc made in 1998 are the best! They are currently available deadstock all 36 length in waist sizes 31, 32 and 33* (* only a few left). https://item.rakuten.co.jp/codet-r/levis-37201-0003/
  13. Dry

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    @Rehnen1 Sorry for the late reply. If they are tight at the waist I just wear them for a couple of months before washing. If they are tight after washing I just pull them in and out (like you are clapping your hands) to loosen them up. As long as there is plenty of length for length shrinkage and enough room in the thigh to pinch the denim between your fingers and thumb, they will be fine. You have more than enough room in the thigh (more than I would have) so they might not shrink enough for you and then end up too loose. As long as you can do up the waist and fly buttons when they are raw (even if it is a struggle), they won't be too tight. Ultimately fit is personal choice.
  14. Dry

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    I always buy mine tight at the waist and let it stretch out. On the 1947s you need to check that the thighs are not too tight.
  15. Dry

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    What conclusion did you reach @andyrcii ?
  • Alan Crocetti Silver Nose Plaster
    $US 342

    silver-nose-plaster.jpgshow?id=gf39VV*YhHg&bids=818443.18799516