Jump to content
prince_boys18

Levi's Vintage Clothing

Recommended Posts

holy s***!!! that auction is up to $1,792.61 and there's still 11 hours to go. christ, for a repro?!?!? that's insane. speaking of repros, I wish someone would repro the levi's 1906 "spring bottom pant" jean. evis did a jean with a similar silhouette, but they didn't really get the details and, most importantly, they didn't use the light veggie indigo dye.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

size down one on those and i bet they would fade amazingly. the thing im curious about tho is if they are natural indigo. i thought that levis used N I until they made the change to cone denim in the early 1900s. those are so dark they seem like they would be synthetic.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Think these are natural indigo. I've had them for ages but don't wear them as they're too big (38x38). Should really sell them on, I've lost weight and all my LVCs no longer fit me.

261lxyc.jpg

261lzpg.jpg

261lzyc.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
is there anywhere in NYC i can find a pair of raw 47's cause before i buy a pair of them online i'd really like to try them on and see how they fit.

There were a few pairs in the Levis store on Broadway yesterday, and the Levis store uptown on Lexington? has them too.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
what size are you? I've got a couple pair that I may be willing to part with - size 34, but I'll have to confirm when I get home. otherwise, since selvedge closed I've been the levi's store uptown on lex. it's hit or miss there, and common sizes don't stay for very long. atrium always carries lvc.

i wear a 31-32 so the 34's would be a bit big probably. i'll try to hit that store when i'm up there but thats probably my only bet huh? i've been to the one in soho and they only seemed to stock the premium, i dont remember seeing much for selvedge around.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Think these are natural indigo. I've had them for ages but don't wear them as they're too big (38x38). Should really sell them on, I've lost weight and all my LVCs no longer fit me.

Will - What are the actual measurements on these jeans? (real waist, real inseam)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Will - What are the actual measurements on these jeans? (real waist, real inseam)

They're 18" straight across the back of the waistband, so 36" waist, and the inseam is 36". They've had one soak.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

A couple of questions, Anyone seen any selvage denim by lucky brand, Adrianno goldschmied and ddc lab. What are the qualities like?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Yes, they are sold at the Levis store. Check out the levis website. The store in Beverly Hills and Santa Monica has a lot of stuff in the store.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
A couple of questions, Anyone seen any selvage denim by lucky brand, Adrianno goldschmied and ddc lab. What are the qualities like?

I don't check lucky's product that often, but I do remember seeing a batch of selvage jeans at their soho store a couple years ago. My big problem with them, among other things, is that their spec totally sucks - I've never tried on a pair that came even close to fitting correctly.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest Phrost

Will, the color on those 1800s LVCs are amazing. How much did you get those for?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
261m6hu.jpg

so you have a pair of these, and you also own 213 and 506 jackets. what else are you hiding? ;)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Will, the color on those 1800s LVCs are amazing. How much did you get those for?

I can't remember. I think they were from the first ever season that LVC did.

so you have a pair of these, and you also own 213 and 506 jackets. what else are you hiding? ;)

A couple of type 2 jackets that I stupidly bought too big, a few pairs of 47's and 55's some of the old 201's with the leather patch and a pair of 33's. I used to panic buy LVCs having lived through the 80's selvedge drought. I still remember trying to buy a new pair of 501's and finding the selvedge and black bar tacks gone. Dark days...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

^ dang. sounds like you're also a seasoned lvc collector. maybe you can share more pics with us soon?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I don't have much that's very unusual really, mostly 47's and 55's.

These are quite interesting though, early Japanese repros. Not sure what they're supposed to be or how accurate they are, tagged as 702s though.

263db3b.jpg

263dbb5.jpg

263dbhz.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Buckles in the wrong place and the arcuate is double needle should be single but other than that they look like nice jeans.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

In other LVC news, my parents moved house back in the UK last week, and they found my 1930s LVC 201s - the ones with the leather patch and the red tab. I'm getting them posted out here, although I'm thinking they won't fit me anymore as I've become a fat fuck since moving to KY. Still, if they do, they've still got a lot of life left in them, as they'd barely faded last I saw.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Will's jeans came out around the time of the Nevada Mine jeans, from memory in 2001. Natural indigo denim from Kurabo. They are supposed to be a bit later than the Nevada Mine jeans, so circa 1880 or 1885; they differ in a few details, different back pocket, shallower arcuate, no pliers pocket, and the label is on the right. The only problem I found is that the (lovely) denim, which has an excellent texture, and is made with unbleached cotton, doesn't shrink much (and of course, lilke much natural indigo, seems to fade slowly). I sold mine cause they made me look like Coco the Clown. At one point the Levi's store on Regent street was selling off all the odd sizes for £40 a pop!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • :-0

    /// STAY AT HOME SALE #3 !!! ///

    $US 5 joining fee for supertalk. march 20 – till we are let out of home
    50% off classified ad listing fee plus extension to 180 day for listings

    supertalk is free to browse as a guest. You need to be a member to participate in discussions or buy and sell on the classifieds. There is normally a one-off $US10 joining fee for supertalk. You can also become a premium superseller or supermember. Businesses who want to promote their brand and products need to become a supersponsor. superfuture is privately owned and has been online continuously for 21 years. It's a digital cockroach and with your support it'll somehow survive the current apocalypse.  

  • Similar Content

    • By indoverificator
      Hi All,
      see you again on 2020 and I wish you all happy new year. this time I need your opinion about Levi's BIG E that I found at flea market few days ago. I found an old Levi's vest (its a jacket once before), this vest do not have a cinch back, I also cannot see the number on the back of button, tag was unavailable. only rivets, red tab and selvedge that I can see clearly. here's I send you the details. Hopefully someone here can give me an opinion regarding this Levi's. Any opinions are welcome, I do appreciated.
      please let me know.









    • By byjordanfox
      View Advert Levi's Made & Crafted Poggy Mcqueen Pant
      Brand new, original tags still attached. All pictures taken by me.
      This collection is sold out everywhere
      Retailed for $228.00 USD
      Write-up on the collection by Levi's here: https://www.levi.com/US/en_US/blog/article/levis-made-crafted-x-poggytheman/
      Waist: 31"
      Inseam: 34"
      Thigh: 11"
      Rise: 11.5"
      Taper: 6.5"
      Advertiser byjordanfox Date 01/19/2020 Price $150.00 Category denim Brand LEVIS Actual size 31  
    • By byjordanfox
      Brand new, original tags still attached. All pictures taken by me.
      This collection is sold out everywhere
      Retailed for $228.00 USD
      Write-up on the collection by Levi's here: https://www.levi.com/US/en_US/blog/article/levis-made-crafted-x-poggytheman/
      Waist: 31"
      Inseam: 34"
      Thigh: 11"
      Rise: 11.5"
      Taper: 6.5"
    • By Volgin
      I checked the Encyclopedia thread and only one Levi's link didn't give a 404 error, so here goes nothing. I should add that a lot of the center patch jeans actually aren't vintage (at least the ones I'm looking for) and date back to around 2006. I've talked with Levi's support a handful of times and got nothing out of it. I'm trying to figure out what all the center patch pairs are. I know I haven't quite figured them all out, but I've found a few, though they seem very hard to come by, and obviously aren't currently in production. I'd really like to find a pair with the white "Quality Never Goes Out of Style" center patch. Something tells me I don't have the ideal wording, and if I knew exactly what to type, I could probably find a plethora of those jeans. When I google 519's, I have to block the words extreme or skinny (add a - in front of whatever word you don't want to see in the results) or I get mostly brand new pairs of 519's. Here's what I know so far:
       
      This pair, which can be seen clearly in the first photo and on this store page (which has other photos of the same pair) appears to be 519 slim fit. However, they don't seem to be the normal 519 slim fit. One site I looked at called them "519 slim fit side adjusters". I have looked extensively over the past couple of weeks and was lucky to find that clear photo, as well as that store listing and one Ebay listing which sold a while back. On a side note, I found that 511 skinny leg (or a version, rather) seems to look the same, with the centered white patch and waist adjusters, but they too are hard to find. The 511's and 519's have a white patch that says, "Quality Never Goes Out of Style". There may be others as well.
      http://www.enmodesenior.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Jean-Levis-avec-martingale-sur-le-côté.jpg
      https://www.plintsale.top/jeans-c-1_105_1144/levis-519-slim-fit-jeans-blue-w33-l34-mens-stretch-denim-tall-long-p-20991.html
       
      You may recognize these from the Moonbathing ads. They are part of the "Two Horse Brand" collection, which have a yellow and white patch and say "Two Horse Brand" on the patch. 506 and 511 look identical, while 509 has the addition of a cinch back. There might be other fit numbers I'm missing.
      http://josephbennett.co.uk/20790/0x500/thumb10.jpg - Moonbathing ad 
      https://www.ebay.com/itm/362327161621 - 511 Slim Fit
      https://www.ebay.com/itm/EX-CON-Merns-Designer-LEVIS-506-Standard-30x34-Dark-Indigo-100-Cotton-Jeans/362281900617?hash=item5459af1a49%3Ag%3A~EEAAOSw-btavA5H&_sacat=0&_nkw=levi's+506+standard&_from=R40&rt=nc&LH_TitleDesc=0 - 506 Standard
      https://www.ebay.com/itm/LEVIS-506-Standard-Straight-Blue-men-Jeans-Size-30-32/263825162810?hash=item3d6d34823a%3Ag%3AsU4AAOSwBdhbULZT&_sacat=0&_nkw=levi's+506+standard&_from=R40&rt=nc&LH_TitleDesc=0 - Alternate 506 Standard?
      https://www.ebay.com/itm/Mens-Levis-509-Comfort-Fit-Jeans-W30-L31-Blue-Size-30R-Levi-Strauss-Cinchback/192336081751?hash=item2cc81fb357%3Ag%3AgJMAAOSw~vpZ5cU8&_sacat=0&_nkw=levi's+509+comfort+fit&_from=R40&rt=nc&_trksid=m570.l1313 - 509 Comfort Fit
      https://www.ebay.com/itm/LEVIS-503-JEANS-MENS-LOOSE-STRAIGHT-LEG-W30-L32-DARK-BLUE-STRAUSS-LEVH497/282580824984?hash=item41cb213398%3Ag%3Aj9UAAOSwF09ZcbcQ&_sacat=0&_nkw=levi's+503+loose&_from=R40&rt=nc&_trksid=m570.l1313 - 503 Loose I found
      https://www.ebay.com/itm/VINTAGE-MENS-LEVI-STRAUSS-TWO-HORSE-BRAND-CLASSIC-STYLE-FIT-JEANS-SIZE-32-34/273314607508?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649 Not sure what this pair is, but it has a sort of curved yoke instead of a straight one, and the arcuates are slanted.
       
       
      Levi's Engineered has some center patch jeans as well, though I'm really trying to find more of the white patch pairs.
    • By Tom Gregory
      Hello - I have a larger personal collection of vintage workwear.  Lee Hair-on-hide, a pair of 1947 Wranglers, Stifel wabash chore jacket and matching overalls, are some of the collection's highlights.  Most are larger size as they had to fit me (of course) - I am a large shirt (US), and most pants are a 32 waist 32 inseam or larger.  Some really great stuff.  Levis jackets from each era, Early Lee and Wrangler jackets. Chore jackets galore.  Racing tees from the 60's.   Boss Of The Road vintage "no belt loop jeans" as well as the same in a Boss of the Road khaki (with wax marks from walking through the mine!).  I just don't wear this anymore.  I live in Los Angeles.  Some of the stuff was even featured in SUPERTALK magazine  a few years back.  The first Levi denim banner as well as another early one.  Too much stuff!  Selling as a collection or in piece. 
      if interested
      [email protected]
       
  • Top 10 Active Viewed Topics

  • MATCHESFASHION.COM - UK
    SSENSE GLOBAL
  • Veilance Grey Isogon Jacket
    $US 500

    201494M180025_1.jpgshow?id=gf39VV*YhHg&bids=541884.15691341