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-Thrift store find- help me identify these LEVI'S!

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Picked these up yesterday....sorry no pics availible

Details as follows:

heavy, redline, raw selvage

bartacked, no hidden rivets, no crotch

Big E ted tab, two sided

Cardstock tag, says simply "501"

back of top botton stamped 501

Slim fit, similair to 47's

any thoughts?? LVC?? Dead stock??

They were in deadstock condition, but without any tags, paid 50 bucks for them

Thanks for any insight....

Bill

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That's very odd, because I just bought a pair of old Levis, that sounds very similar to your description, except they are worn in. Top button also says 501 and with cardboard tag. No hidden rivets either.

These jeans were collected by a company who have searched through second hand stores for vintage Levis jeans. The jeans were sold in fashion stores and retailed for about $240. Luckily I've got mine alot cheaper.

Take a look at the pics. The color is darker than on the pics of the front and back. Really nice fade I think.

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I bought them for the equivalent of about $90 only. As said they were sold in a fashion store, so the reduction was good. They had a couple of pairs left in different fades, of course, but unfortunately they were too big for me.

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Those look just like mine, with the exception that mine are deadstock.

Any idea of their year of origin??

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Ok, now that I've taken them off and looked inside them, there are some differences from the ones pictured above....

The tag inside is different, looks much newer, as if these were repros of the ones you found.....which might also explain why mine were dead stock and yours seem twenty years old.

Also, the side of my rivets, as pictured above on the picture that shows the pocket bag....are copper colored, yours are steel (zinc) colored

hmmmm

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Yeah, don't think mine are repros. Have no idea about their origin or what year they are from. Or if they are even real Levis. Maybe some of the wiser people can sheer some light.

The jeans has coinpocket selvage as well btw.

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Hmmm. NEver seen anything like this before, from Levi's or LVC. NEver seen big E Levi's with the wider leatherlook patch. Or later jeans with the top-button stitch. I thought that wider patch had a tear-off strip in the late 70s, but I could be wrong, will have to check notes. Or the pocket guarantee. The coin pocket selvage is obviously on the inside. WHat a great fade, though!

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mine have no selvage in the coin pocket....

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how about the creases on the back pockets... not too shabby.

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